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**)***adjoint***▸**(mathematics) Used in certain contexts, in each case involving a pair of transformations, one of which is, or is analogous to, conjugation (either inner automorphism or complex conjugation).

*adjective*:**▸**(mathematics, category theory, of a functor) That is related to another functor by an adjunction.

*adjective*:**▸**(geometry, of one curve to another curve) Having a relationship of the nature of an adjoint (adjoint curve); sharing multiple points with.

*adjective*:**▸**(mathematics) The transpose of the cofactor matrix of a given square matrix.

*noun*:**▸**(mathematics, linear algebra, of a matrix) Transpose conjugate.

*noun*:**▸**(mathematics, mathematical analysis, of an operator) Hermitian conjugate.

*noun*:**▸**(mathematics, category theory) A functor related to another functor by an adjunction.

*noun*:**▸**(geometry, algebraic geometry) A curve A such that any point of a given curve C of multiplicity r has multiplicity at least r–1 on A. Sometimes the multiple points of C are required to be ordinary, and if this condition is not satisfied the term sub-adjoint is used.

*noun*:**▸**An assistant to someone who holds a position in the military or civil service.

*noun*:**▸**An assistant mayor of a French commune.

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