adjunct (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

    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 , ancillary , adjuvant , appurtenant , auxiliary ]

  2. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

    [ Syn: assistant ]

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