Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun adjunct

3 senses of adjunct

Sense 1
adjunct -- (something added to another thing but not an essential part of it)
       => inessential, nonessential -- (anything that is not essential; "they discarded all their inessentials")

Sense 2
adjunct -- (a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another)
       => associate -- (a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing")

Sense 3
adjunct -- (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)
       => construction, grammatical construction, expression -- (a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner")

Antonyms of adj adjunct

2 senses of adjunct

Sense 1
accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary -- (furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other")

INDIRECT (VIA supportive) -> unsupportive -- (not furnishing support or assistance)

Sense 2
adjunct, assistant -- (of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another)

INDIRECT (VIA subordinate) -> dominant -- (exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage")

Similarity of adj adjunct

2 senses of adjunct

Sense 1
accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary -- (furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other")
       => supportive (vs. unsupportive) -- (furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer")

Sense 2
adjunct, assistant -- (of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another)
       => subordinate (vs. dominant), low-level -- (lower in rank or importance)

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