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1. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] the temporal property of two things happening at the same time.

Synonyms

  • unison
  • co-occurrence
  • concurrence
  • simultaneousness
  • coincidence
  • concomitance
  • contemporaneity
  • overlap
  • simultaneity

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • stranger
  • diverge
  • foul ball

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Rhymes with Subordinate Conjunction

  • malfunction
  • dysfunction
  • compunction
  • injunction
  • function

2. subordinate

noun. ['səˈbɔrdəˌneɪt, səˈbɔrdənət'] an assistant subject to the authority or control of another.

Synonyms

  • second banana
  • man
  • supporter
  • cog
  • helper
  • bottom dog
  • assistant
  • foot soldier
  • subsidiary
  • second fiddle
  • associate
  • underling

Antonyms

  • white
  • disjoin
  • captor
  • bad person

3. subordinate

adjective. ['səˈbɔrdəˌneɪt, səˈbɔrdənət'] lower in rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • status
  • assistant
  • associate
  • low-level
  • under
  • secondary
  • position
  • inferior

Antonyms

  • dominant
  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen

4. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences.

Synonyms

  • coordinating conjunction
  • function word
  • subordinating conjunction
  • conjunctive
  • continuative
  • connective
  • subordinate conjunction

Antonyms

  • divided
  • distributive
  • segregated
  • individual

5. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] the state of being joined together.

Synonyms

  • conjugation
  • synapse
  • colligation
  • anastomosis
  • unification
  • union
  • junction

Antonyms

  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization

6. subordinate

verb. ['səˈbɔrdəˌneɪt, səˈbɔrdənət'] rank or order as less important or consider of less value.

Synonyms

  • rank
  • grade
  • order
  • outclass
  • range
  • rate

Antonyms

  • unsupportive
  • misconstruction
  • essential
  • abnormality

7. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] something that joins or connects.

Synonyms

  • connection
  • barrier strip
  • junction barrier
  • junction
  • contact
  • joint
  • tangency
  • connexion
  • thermojunction
  • connecter
  • connective
  • connector
  • splice

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected
  • connected

8. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] the grammatical relation between linguistic units (words or phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction.

Synonyms

  • copulative conjunction
  • disjunctive conjunction
  • subordinating conjunction
  • grammatical relation
  • adversative conjunction

Antonyms

  • nonmodern
  • disagreement
  • silence
  • competition

9. conjunction

noun. ['kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən'] (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac.

Synonyms

  • meeting
  • inferior conjunction
  • alignment
  • encounter

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unilateral
  • disjunctive
  • untwine

10. subordinate

adjective. ['səˈbɔrdəˌneɪt, səˈbɔrdənət'] subject or submissive to authority or the control of another.

Synonyms

  • subservient
  • feudatory
  • ruled
  • subject
  • dependent
  • low-level

Antonyms

  • domineering
  • act
  • female
  • juvenile

Sentences with subordinate-conjunction


1. Noun Phrase
In the example "While I was sleeping, the children vandalized the house," the word "while" is the subordinate conjunction.

2. Noun Phrase
Groups of words that begin with subordinate conjunctions such as "although" and "since" cannot stand alone, either.

3. Noun Phrase
In order to do so, you'll need to spot the clause in the sentence that has a subordinate conjunction and satisfies the answer to a question about the sentence: How?

4. Noun Phrase
If a sentence has both subordinate conjunctions and answers one of those questions, check to make sure the sentence also has a subject and a verb.

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