adversative\ conjunction


adversative\ conjunction
eraldav sidesõna, vastandav sidesõna

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  • adversative conjunction — noun the conjunctive relation of units that expresses the opposition of their meanings • Hypernyms: ↑conjunction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adversative — Ad*ver sa*tive, a. [L. adversativus, fr. adversari.] Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force. {Ad*ver sa*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adversative — adjective Date: 15th century expressing antithesis, opposition, or adverse circumstance < the adversative conjunction but > • adversative noun • adversatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adversative — adversatively, adv. /ad verr seuh tiv/, adj. 1. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: But is an adversative conjunction. n. 2. an adversative word or proposition. [1525 35; < LL adversativus, equiv. to adversat(us) (ptp. of adversari …   Universalium

  • conjunction — Synonyms and related words: Anschluss, abutment, abuttal, accompaniment, accordance, addition, adjacency, adjectival, adjective, adjoiningness, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, affiliation, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adversative — ad•ver•sa•tive [[t]ædˈvɜr sə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) gram. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: “But” is an adversative conjunction[/ex] 2) gram. an adversative word • Etymology: 1525–35; < LL ad•ver′sa•tive•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • adversative — /ədˈvɜsətɪv/ (say uhd versuhtiv) adjective 1. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: but is an adversative conjunction. –noun 2. an adversative word or proposition. {Late Latin adversātīvus} –adversatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • Conjunction — (v. lat.), 1) Verbindung; 2) (Bindewort, Gramm.), inflexibiler Redetheil, welcher Verhältnisse bezeichnet, in welchen Sätze einer Rede zu einander stehen. Sie werden in Rücksicht auf diese Verhältnisse eingetheilt in a) beiordnende, u. diese sind …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • adversative — 1. adjective Expressing opposition or difference. 2. noun Something, particularly a clause or conjunction, which is adversative …   Wiktionary

  • alternative conjunction — Gram. a conjunction, as or, that expresses an alternative relationship between the words, phrases, or clauses it connects. [1930 35] * * * alternative conjunction, 1. an adversative conjunction; conjunction connecting two terms but contrasting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adversatively — Adversative Ad*ver sa*tive, a. [L. adversativus, fr. adversari.] Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force. {Ad*ver sa*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English