Adhibit

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Adhibit To admit, as a person or thing; to take in.
    • Adhibit To attach; to affix.
    • Adhibit To use or apply; to administer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • adhibit To use or apply; specifically, to administer as a remedy; exhibit medicinally.
    • adhibit To attach: as, he adhibited his name to the address.
    • adhibit To take or let in; admit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Adhibit ad-hib′it to apply to: to use: to attach: to admit: to devote to: to administer
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. adhibitus, p. p. of adhibere, to hold to; ad, + habere, to have
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. adhibēre, -itumad, to, and habēre, to hold.

Usage

In literature:

For in dreaming, such circumstances and conditions being thereto adhibited, as are clearly enough described by Hippocrates, in Lib.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
For in dreaming, such circumstances and conditions being thereto adhibited, as are clearly enough described by Hippocrates, in Lib.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
This forgery consisted in the felonious adhibition of the name of one James Laidlaw, a wealthy farmer in Liddesdale, to a bill for L50.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
It consists in the adhibition of instrumentalities in the production of a divine effect.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
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