transitive verb ad·ject \ə-ˈjekt, a-\

Definition of adject



  1. :  to add or annex :  join


\ə-ˈjek-shən\ noun, plural



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Origin and Etymology of adject

Middle English adjecten “to say in addition, attribute, annex,” borrowed from Latin adjectus, past participle of adjicere “to throw at, attach, contribute, add to (in speech or writing),” from ad- ad- + jacere “to throw” — more at 5jet

First Known Use: 15th century

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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