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NOUN (3)

1. something added to another thing but not an essential part of it;

2. a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another;

3. a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence;


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. furnishing added support;
- Example: "an ancillary pump"
- Example: "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"
- Example: "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
[syn: accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary]

2. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another;
[syn: adjunct, assistant]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Adjunct \Ad"junct`\, a. [L. adjunctus, p. p. of adjungere. See Adjoin.] Conjoined; attending; consequent. [1913 Webster] Though that my death were adjunct to my act. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Adjunct notes (Mus.), short notes between those essential to the harmony; auxiliary notes; passing notes. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Adjunct \Ad"junct`\, n. 1. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it. [1913 Webster] Learning is but an adjunct to our self. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate. --Wotton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gram.) A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History." [1913 Webster] 4. (Metaph.) A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mus.) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

adjunct adj 1: furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other" [syn: accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary] 2: of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another [syn: adjunct, assistant] n 1: something added to another thing but not an essential part of it 2: a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another 3: a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

194 Moby Thesaurus words for "adjunct": accession, accessory, accident, accidental, accord, accretion, addendum, addition, adjunction, adornment, affairs, affiliation, affinity, affix, affixation, agglutination, aggrandizement, alliance, ally, ampliation, amplification, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendix, approximation, appurtenance, arrangement, aspect, assemblage, associate, association, attachment, attendant, augmentation, auxiliary, bedfellow, bond, broadening, brother, brother-in-arms, circumstance, closeness, coadjutor, cohort, collateral, colleague, color, color patterns, combination, companion, compatriot, compeer, component, comrade, concomitant, confederate, confrere, connectedness, connection, consociate, consort, constituent, contents, contiguity, contingency, contingent, contrariety, corollary, crescendo, crony, cross section, dealings, decor, decoration, deduction, deployment, detachment, detail, disjunction, dispersion, division, dole, elaboration, element, embellishment, emblazonment, emblazonry, embroidery, enlargement, expansion, extension, extra, factor, fanning out, feature, fellow, fellow member, filiation, fixings, fixture, flare, flourish, flower arrangement, fraction, furniture arrangement, garnish, garnishment, garniture, happenstance, hiking, homology, illumination, incidental, increase, inessential, ingredient, installment, integrant, intercourse, intimacy, item, joining, junction, juxtaposition, liaison, link, linkage, linking, magnification, makings, mere chance, mutual attraction, nearness, nonessential, not-self, ornament, ornamentation, other, parcel, part, part and parcel, particular, percentage, portion, prefixation, propinquity, proximity, quadrant, quarter, quota, raising, random sample, rapport, reinforcement, relatedness, relation, relations, relationship, remainder, sample, sampling, secondary, section, sector, segment, share, similarity, specialty, splay, spread, spreading, subdivision, subgroup, subsidiary, subspecies, suffixation, superaddition, superfetation, superjunction, superposition, supplement, supplementation, sympathy, tie, tie-in, trim, trimming, unessential, union, uniting, upping, widening, window dressing