Definitions For Adjunct


  • 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
  • Something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • A person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
  • Something that is joined or added to another thing but is not an essential part of it
  • A word or phrase (such as an adverb or prepositional phrase) that provides added information about the meaning of a verb in a sentence by expressing a relation of time, place, manner, etc.


  • Of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
  • Furnishing added support

Is Adjunct a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Adjunct is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Adjunct in a Sentence

  • Massage therapy can be used as an adjunct along with the medication.
  • In “They ate heartily,” the word heartily is an adjunct and in “We left at noon,” the phrase at noon is an adjunct.
  • Massage therapy as an adjunct treatment

Synonyms for Adjunct

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