Of or using conjunctions.
- ‘Coordinating conjunctions are mainly used in compound syndetic sentences to link (coordinate) two or more independent ideas.’
- ‘This is syndetic coordination, since a coordinating conjunction is present.’
- ‘In the following exchange, note the use of simple clauses and sentence fragments joined by syndetic or asyndetic co-ordination.’
Early 17th century: from Greek sundetikos, from sundein ‘bind together’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.