Definition Of adjunct


a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.

computer technology is an adjunct to learning

a word or phrase used to amplify or modify the meaning of another word or words in a sentence.

The LION database of English poetry has 144 instances of ‘under God’, and quite a few of them seem to me to be unambiguously locative adjuncts modifying noun phrases.

connected or added to something, typically in an auxiliary way.

other alternative or adjunct therapies include immunotherapy

Example Of adjunct

  • a talented adjunct desperately grabbing at officer status

  • Acupuncture is employed in the Dade County Drug Court's treatment program on a volunteer basis as an adjunct therapy for attending defendants.

  • Alternatives to traditional remedial courses include tutoring and adjunct courses directly connected with regular college-level courses.

  • And I should add that I know him somewhat and that, since I'm a lowly adjunct prof at the New School, he is actually my president.

  • As an adult, she has pursued a dual career as both an academic (currently an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto) and a dramatist.

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