Meaning of conjunction
Pronunciation: (kun-jungk'shun), [key]
- any member of a small class of words distinguished in many languages by their function as connectors between words, phrases, clauses, or sentences, as and, because, but, however.
- any other word or expression of similar function, as in any case.
- the act of conjoining; combination.
- the state of being conjoined; union; association: The police, in conjunction with the army, established order.
- a combination of events or circumstances.
- a compound proposition that is true if and only if all of its component propositions are true.
- the relation among the components of such a proposition, usually expressed by AND or & or&syl;.
- the coincidence of two or more heavenly bodies at the same celestial longitude.
- the state of two or more such coinciding heavenly bodies.
- the coincidence of two or more heavenly bodies at the same celestial longitude, characterized by a unification of the planetary energies; an astrological aspect.
- conjunction (Thesaurus)