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What is an adjunct?

 

Definition
 

An adjunct, broadly defined, is an optional constituent of a construction.

Discussion
 

This term is likely to be used by various authors in a variety of restricted senses.

Kind
  Here is a kind of adjunct:
 
Generic
  An adjunct is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Crystal 1985 8

 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 5

 

Andrews, A. 1985 89

 

Richards, Platt, and Weber 1985 5


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