adhibit

adhibition /ad'heuh bish"euhn/, n.
/ad hib"it/, v.t.
1. to take or let in; admit.
2. to use or apply.
3. to attach.
[1520-30; < L adhibitus brought (ptp. of adhibere to bring to), equiv. to ad- AD- + -hibi- (comb. form of habere to hold, have) + -tus ptp. suffix]

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  • Adhibit — Ad*hib it, v. t. [L. adhibitus, p. p. of adhibere to hold to; ad + habere to have.] 1. To admit, as a person or thing; to take in. Muirhead. [1913 Webster] 2. To use or apply; to administer. Camden. [1913 Webster] 3. To attach; to affix. Alison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adhibit — [ad hib′it] vt. [< L adhibitus, pp. of adhibere, to summon < ad , to + habere, to have] Rare 1. to let in; admit 2. to affix 3. to administer, as a remedy adhibition [ad΄hə bish′ən] n …   English World dictionary

  • adhibit — [əd hɪbɪt] verb (adhibits, adhibiting, adhibited) formal apply or affix to something else. Derivatives adhibition noun Origin C16: from L. adhibit , adhibere bring in , from ad to + habere hold, have …   English new terms dictionary

  • adhibit — v.tr. (adhibited, adhibiting) 1 affix. 2 apply or administer (a remedy). Derivatives: adhibition n. Etymology: L adhibere adhibit (as AD , habere have) …   Useful english dictionary

  • adhibit — verb a) To allow in; admit. b) To administer, such as a remedy …   Wiktionary

  • adhibit — v. admit; administer; affix …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adhibit — ad·hib·it …   English syllables

  • adhibit —   v.t. grant admittance to; apply; attach …   Dictionary of difficult words

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