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Definitions for subjunctive
səbˈdʒʌŋk tɪvsub·junc·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subjunctive mood, subjunctive(adj)

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

  2. subjunctive(adj)

    relating to a mood of verbs

    "subjunctive verb endings"


  1. subjunctive(Noun)

    The subjunctive mood.

  2. subjunctive(Noun)

    A form in the subjunctive mood.

  3. subjunctive(Adjective)

    inflected to indicate that an act or state of being is possible, contingent or hypothetical, and not a fact. English examples include so be it; I wouldn't if I were you; were I a younger man, I would fight back; I asked that he leave.

  4. Origin: From subjunctivus, from subjungere, from sub + jungere; see join.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subjunctive(adj)

    subjoined or added to something before said or written

  2. Subjunctive(noun)

    the subjunctive mood; also, a verb in the subjunctive mood

  3. Origin: [L. subjunctivus, fr. subjungere, subjunctum, to subjoin: cf. F. subjonctif. See Subjoin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Subjunctive

    sub-jungk′tiv, adj. subjoined: added to something: denoting that mood of a verb which expresses condition, hypothesis, or contingency.—n. the subjunctive mood. [L. sub, under, jungĕre, to join.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subjunctive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subjunctive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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