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CONJUNCT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does conjunct mean? 

CONJUNCT (adjective)
  The adjective CONJUNCT has 3 senses:

1. progressing melodically by intervals of a second
2. bound in close association
3. involving the joint activity of two or more

  Familiarity information: CONJUNCT used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONJUNCT (adjective)


Sense 1conjunct [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Progressing melodically by intervals of a second

Context example:

conjunct motion of an ascending scale

Domain category:

music (an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner)

Antonym:

disjunct (progressing melodically by intervals larger than a major second)


Sense 2conjunct [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bound in close association

Context examples:

conjunct influences / conjunct ideas

Similar:

united (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity)


Sense 3conjunct [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Involving the joint activity of two or more

Synonyms:

combined; concerted; cooperative; conjunctive; united; conjunct

Context examples:

the attack was met by the combined strength of two divisions / concerted action / the conjunct influence of fire and strong wind / the conjunctive focus of political opposition / a cooperative effort / a united effort / joint military activities

Similar:

joint (united or combined)


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