Adverb and Conjunction

Adverb

An adverb is a word that changes or qualifies the meaning of a verb, adjective, other adverb, clause, sentence or any other word or phrase, except that it does not include the adjectives and determiners that directly modify nouns.

adverb n 1: the word class that qualifies verbs or clauses 2: a word that modifies something other than a noun

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "adverb": adjectival, adjective, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, exclamatory noun, form class, form word, function class, gerundive, interjection, part of speech, participle, particle, past participle, perfect participle, preposition, present participle, subordinating conjunction, verbal adjective

Adverb \Ad"verb\, n. [L. adverbium; ad + verbum word, verb: cf. F. adverbe.] (Gram.) A word used to modify the sense of a verb, participle, adjective, or other adverb, and usually placed near it; as, he writes well; paper extremely white. [1913 Webster]

Conjunction

Conjunction can refer to:

conjunction n 1: the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable" [syn: {concurrence}, {coincidence}, {co-occurrence}] 2: the state of being joined together [syn: {junction}, {conjugation}, {colligation}] 3: an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences [syn: {conjunctive}, {connective}] 4: the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction 5: (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac [syn: {alignment}] 6: something that joins or connects [syn: {junction}]

155 Moby Thesaurus words for "conjunction": Anschluss, abutment, abuttal, accompaniment, accordance, addition, adjacency, adjectival, adjective, adjoiningness, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, amalgamation, apposition, appulse, articulation, assimilation, association, attributive, blend, blending, bond, bracketing, cabal, cahoots, cartel, centralization, clustering, co-working, coaction, coalescence, coalition, coincidence, collaboration, collectivity, collusion, combination, combine, combined effort, combo, communication, composition, concatenation, concert, concerted action, concomitance, concordance, concourse, concurrence, confederacy, confederation, confluence, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunctive adverb, connection, consilience, consolidation, conspiracy, conterminousness, contiguity, convergence, cooperation, coordinating conjunction, copulation, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, correspondence, coterminousness, coupling, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, ecumenism, embodiment, encompassment, enosis, exclamatory noun, federalization, federation, form class, form word, function class, fusion, gathering, gerundive, hookup, inclusion, incorporation, integration, intercommunication, intercourse, interjection, interlinking, joinder, joining, jointure, junction, junta, juxtaposition, knotting, league, liaison, linkage, linking, marriage, meeting, meld, melding, merger, merging, package, package deal, pairing, parasitism, part of speech, participle, particle, partnership, past participle, perfect participle, perigee, perihelion, preposition, present participle, saprophytism, simultaneity, solidification, splice, subordinating conjunction, symbiosis, synchronism, syncretism, syndication, syneresis, synergy, synthesis, syzygy, tie, tie-in, tie-up, unification, union, united action, verbal adjective, wedding, yoking

Conjunction \Con*junc"tion\, n. [L. conjunctio: cf. F. conjunction. See {Conjoin}.] 1. The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league. [1913 Webster] He will unite the white rose and the red: Smille heaven upon his fair conjunction. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Man can effect no great matter by his personal strength but as he acts in society and conjunction with others. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn. See the Note under {Aspect}, n., 6. [1913 Webster] Note: Heavenly bodies are said to be in conjunction when they are seen in the same part of the heavens, or have the same longitude or right ascension. The inferior conjunction of an inferior planet is its position when in conjunction on the same side of the sun with the earth; the superior conjunction of a planet is its position when on the side of the sun most distant from the earth. [1913 Webster] 3. (Gram.) A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a sentence, or words; as, and, but, if. [1913 Webster] Though all conjunctions conjoin sentences, yet, with respect to the sense, some are conjunctive and some disjunctive. --Harris. [1913 Webster]

conjunction {AND}

Data Sources:

  • adverb: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • adverb: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • adverb: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • conjunction: WordNet (r) 2.0
  • conjunction: Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
  • conjunction: The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
  • conjunction: The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03)

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