conjunctive adverb


conjunctive adverb
An adverb that connects two clauses.

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  • Conjunctive adverb — A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that connects two clauses. Conjunctive adverbs show cause and effect, sequence, contrast, comparison, or other relationships. Contents 1 Common conjunctive adverbs 2 Punctuation 3 Examples 4 …   Wikipedia

  • conjunctive — [kən juŋk′tiv] adj. [ME conjunctif < L conjunctivus, connective (in LL, subjunc. mood) < conjunctus: see CONJOINT] 1. serving to join together; connective 2. united; combined; joint 3. Gram. a) used as a conjunction [the conjunctive adverb… …   English World dictionary

  • conjunctive — also con.junct noun (C) technical a word that joins phrases together conjunctive also conjunct adjective: a conjunctive adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • adverb — Synonyms and related words: adjectival, adjective, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conjunctive — conjunctively, adv. /keuhn jungk tiv/, adj. 1. serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue. 2. conjoined; joint: a conjunctive action. 3. Gram. a. (of a mode) subjunctive. b. (of a pronoun) conjunct. c. of the nature of a conjunction. d.… …   Universalium

  • conjunctive — con•junc•tive [[t]kənˈdʒʌŋk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) serving to connect; connective: conjunctive tissue[/ex] 2) conjoined; joint 3) gram. a) pertaining to, being, or functioning like a conjunction b) gram. (of an adverb) serving to connect two clauses or …   From formal English to slang

  • conjunctive — adjective Date: 1581 1. connective 2. conjunct, conjoined 3. being or functioning like a conjunction 4. copulative 1a • conjunctive noun • conjunctively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conjunctive — /kənˈdʒʌŋktɪv/ (say kuhn jungktiv) adjective 1. connective. 2. conjoined; joint. 3. Grammar a. (of a pronoun) conjunct. b. of the nature of a conjunction. –noun 4. Grammar a conjunctive word; a conjunction. –conjunctively …   Australian English dictionary

  • conjunctive — adjective relating to or forming a conjunction. ↘involving the combination or co occurrence of two or more things. noun Grammar a conjunction. Derivatives conjunctively adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • conjunctiveadverb — conjunctive adverb n. A function word that connects two sentences and provides adverbial emphasis, as therefore in This intersection is dangerous; therefore motorists should approach it slowly. * * * …   Universalium


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