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SUBJUNCTIVE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does subjunctive mean? 

SUBJUNCTIVE (noun)
  The noun SUBJUNCTIVE has 1 sense:

1. a mood that represent an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible

  Familiarity information: SUBJUNCTIVE used as a noun is very rare.


SUBJUNCTIVE (adjective)
  The adjective SUBJUNCTIVE has 1 sense:

1. relating to a mood of verbs

  Familiarity information: SUBJUNCTIVE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBJUNCTIVE (noun)


Sense 1subjunctive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A mood that represent an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

subjunctive; subjunctive mood

Hypernyms ("subjunctive" is a kind of...):

modality; mode; mood (verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker)


SUBJUNCTIVE (adjective)


Sense 1subjunctive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to a mood of verbs

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

subjunctive verb endings

Domain category:

grammar (the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics or morphology))

Pertainym:

subjunctive mood (a mood that represent an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible)


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