Definition for SUB-JUNC'TIVE

SUB-JUNC'TIVE, a. [L. subjunctivus; Fr. subjonctif; It. soggiunto; See Subjoin.]

  1. Subjoined or added to something before said or written.
  2. In grammar, designating a form of verbs which follow other verbs or words expressing condition, hypothesis, or contingency; as “veni ut me videas,” I came that you may see me; “Si fecerint √¶quum,” If they should do what is just.
  3. Subjunctive is often used as a noun denoting the subjunctive mode.

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