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adhibit

ad·hib·it
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-hib-it]
    • /ædˈhɪb ɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-hib-it]
    • /ædˈhɪb ɪt/

Definitions of adhibit word

  • verb adhibit to administer or apply 3
  • verb adhibit to affix; attach 3
  • verb transitive adhibit to let in; admit 3
  • verb transitive adhibit to affix 3
  • verb transitive adhibit to administer, as a remedy 3
  • verb with object adhibit to take or let in; admit. 1

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Origin of adhibit

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Latin adhibitus brought (past participle of adhibēre to bring to), equivalent to ad- ad- + -hibi- (combining form of habēre to hold, have) + -tus past participle suffix

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Parts of speech for Adhibit

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

adhibit popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adhibit usage trend in Literature

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