What does subjunctive mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

How to pronounce subjunctive?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say subjunctive in sign language?

  1. subjunctive

Numerology

  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

Images & Illustrations of subjunctive

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