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

6 senses of conjunction

Sense 1
concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence -- (the temporal property of two things happening at the same time; "the interval determining the coincidence gate is adjustable")
       => simultaneity, simultaneousness -- (happening or existing or done at the same time)

Sense 2
junction, conjunction, conjugation, colligation -- (the state of being joined together)
       => union, unification -- (the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union")

Sense 3
conjunction, conjunctive, connective, continuative -- (an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences)
       => function word, closed-class word -- (a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning)

Sense 4
conjunction -- (the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction)
       => grammatical relation -- (a linguistic relation established by grammar)

Sense 5
conjunction, alignment -- ((astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac)
       => meeting, encounter -- (a casual or unexpected convergence; "he still remembers their meeting in Paris"; "there was a brief encounter in the hallway")

Sense 6
junction, conjunction -- (something that joins or connects)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

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