Meaning of adhibit in English:


Pronunciation /adˈhɪbɪt/

verbverb adhibits, verb adhibiting, verb adhibited

[with object] formal
  • Apply or affix (something) to something else.

    ‘signed by a partner who would either adhibit the firm's signature or his own’
    • ‘The solemn work went on during the forenoon, and again in the afternoon, and was continued in the evening until all the ministers present had adhibited their names.’
    • ‘Especially, the time effect is remarkable for it to patch corners of stone material, to adhibit at location to speed up curing.’
    • ‘Houses are generally made of three levels: the lowest, adhibited to stable, the middle one used for the everyday living, and the upper where the hay was stored.’
    • ‘At last, it is adhibited with nonwoven fabric (gunny cloth).’
    • ‘This product is even VAE modified latex, characterized by inocuity, insipidity, high drying speed, strong viscidity and firm adhibiting.’


Early 16th century (in the sense ‘take in, include’): from Latin adhibit- ‘brought in’, from the verb adhibere, from ad- ‘to’ + habere ‘hold, have’.