Conjunction

Definition of Conjunction

Con`junc´tion
n.1.The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league.
He will unite the white rose and the red:
Smille heaven upon his fair conjunction.
- Shak.
Man can effect no great matter by his personal strength but as he acts in society and conjunction with others.
- South.
2.(Astron.) The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn. See the Note under Aspect, n., 6.
3.(Gram.) A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a sentence, or words; as, and, but, if.
Though all conjunctions conjoin sentences, yet, with respect to the sense, some are conjunctive and some disjunctive.
- Harris.

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