adject

transitive verb ad·ject \ə-ˈjekt, a-\

Definition of adject

-ed/-ing/-s

archaic

  1. :  to add or annex :  join

adjection

\ə-ˈjek-shən\ noun, plural

-s

archaic

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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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