Examples of conjunct in a Sentence
the supreme commander of the conjunct operations of the allied armies
conjunct and Music
With its prefix con-, meaning "with, together", conjunct means basically "joined together". A rather intellectual word, it has special meanings in music (referring to a smooth melodic line that doesn't skip up or down) and astronomy (referring to two stars or planets that appear next to each other), but its more general "bound together" meaning is rarer. A conjunction is a word (particularly and, or, *or *but) that joins together words or groups of words, and an adverb that joins two clauses or sentences (such as so, however, meanwhile, therefore, or also) is called a conjunctive adverb—or simply a conjunct.
Origin and Etymology of conjunct
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscollaborative, combined, common, communal, concerted, conjoint, collective, cooperative, joint, multiple, mutual, pooled, public, shared, united
Antonymsexclusive, individual, one-man, one-sided, one-way, single, sole, solitary, unilateral
Related Wordsbilateral, consensual, reciprocal, symbiotic, synergic, synergistic, two-way; mass, popular; general, generic, universal
Near Antonymspersonal, private; independent, separate, several; esoteric, particular, special, specialized
Definition of conjunct
Recent Examples of conjunct from the Web
Venus and Jupiter conjunct Nov. 13, according to the U.S. Naval Observatory.
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