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1. Joining; connective.
2. Joined together; combined: the conjunctive focus of political opposition.
3. Grammar
a. Of, relating to, or being a conjunction.
b. Serving to connect elements of meaning and construction within sentences, as and and since, or between sentences, as therefore.
n. Grammar
A connective word, especially a conjunction or conjunctive adverb.

con·junc′tive·ly adv.


1. joining; connective
2. joined
3. (Grammar) of or relating to conjunctions or their use
4. (Logic) logic relating to, characterized by, or containing a conjunction
(Grammar) a less common word for conjunction3
[C15: from Late Latin conjunctīvus, from Latin conjungere to conjoin]
conˈjunctively adv


(kənˈdʒʌŋk tɪv)

1. serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue.
2. conjoined; joint.
a. pertaining to, being, or functioning like a conjunction.
b. (of an adverb) serving to connect two clauses or sentences, as however or furthermore.
4. a conjunctive word or expression; conjunction.
[1400–50; late Middle English conjunctif < Late Latin conjunctīvus. See conjunct, -ive]
con•junc′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjunctive - an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
closed-class word, function word - a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning
coordinating conjunction - a conjunction (like `and' or `or') that connects two identically constructed grammatical constituents
subordinate conjunction, subordinating conjunction - a conjunction (like `since' or `that' or `who') that introduces a dependent clause
Adj.1.conjunctive - serving or tending to connect
disjunctive - serving or tending to divide or separate
2.conjunctive - involving the joint activity of two or more; "concerted action"; "the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind"; "the conjunctive focus of political opposition"; "a cooperative effort"; "a united effort"; "joint military activities"
joint - united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"


[kənˈdʒʌŋktɪv] ADJconjuntivo


adj (Gram, Anat) → Binde-
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