Synonyms of adjunct


1. adjunct, inessential, nonessential

usage: something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

2. adjunct, associate

usage: a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

3. adjunct, construction, grammatical construction, expression

usage: 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


1. accessory, adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary, supportive (vs. unsupportive)

usage: furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"

2. adjunct, assistant, subordinate (vs. dominant), low-level

usage: of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

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