conjunction
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən/

Noun

conjunction

  1. The act of joining, or condition of being joined.
    Synonyms: connection, union
  2. (grammar) A word used to join other words or phrases together into sentences. The specific conjunction used shows how the two joined parts are related.
  3. (astronomy) The alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth.
    hypo en
  4. (astrology) An aspect in which planets are in close proximity to one another.
  5. (logic) The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the ∧ (\and) operator.
    cot en
    meronyms en
  6. (obsolete) Sexual intercourse.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:copulation
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 29, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book 1, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      Certaine Nations (and amongst others, the Mahometane) abhorre Conjunction with women great with childe.
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