adjective

  1. a word that expresses an attribute of something
  2. the word class that qualifies nouns

adjective

[adj] - (law) applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure 2. [n] - a word that expresses an attribute of something 3. [n] - the word class that qualifies nouns
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Adjective

(Adjective (adjectival)) A word class which contains words that can add more detail (i.e. modify) to a noun or pronoun - e.g. the busy teacher (pre-modification) it was awful (post-modification). Adjectives are gradable depending on whether a comparison is made with one other thing or many other things: big, bigger, biggest difficult, more difficul...
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Adjective

An adjective is a word that describes somebody or something. Old, white, busy, careful and horrible are all adjectives. Adjectives either come before a noun, or after verbs such as be, get, seem, look (linking verbs): a busy day I'm busy nice shoes those shoes look niceAdjectives (and adverbs) can have comparative and superlative forms. The compar...
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Adjective

Ad'jec·tive (ăd'jĕk*tĭv) adjective [ See Adjective , noun ] 1. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence. 2. Not standing by itself; dependent. Adjective color
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Adjective

Ad'jec·tive noun [ Latin adjectivum (sc. nomen ), neut. of adjectivus that is added, from adjicere : confer French adjectif . See Adject .] 1. (Gram.) A word used with a noun, or substantive, to express a quality of the thing named, or somethi...
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Adjective

Ad'jec·tive transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Adjectived ; present participle & verbal noun Adjectiving ] To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective. [ R.] « Language has as much occasion to adjecti...
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adjective

procedural adjective relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law ; `adjective law`
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adjective

noun a word that expresses an attribute of something
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Adjective

• (n.) Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence. • (n.) Not standing by itself; dependent. • (n.) Relating to procedure. • (n.) A word used with a noun, or substantive, to express a quality of the thing named, or something attributed to it, or to limit or define it, o...
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adjective

(from the article `Albanian language`) ...is that nouns are further inflected obligatorily with suffixes to show definite or indefinite meaning: e.g., bukë `bread,` buka `the bread.` ... Apart from these fundamental rules of word order, the principles governing the positions of adjectives, adverbs, and prepositi...
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adjective

adjective, English part of speech, one of the two that refer typically to attributes and together are called modifiers. The other kind of modifier is the adverb. Adjectives and adverbs are functionally distinct in that adjectives modify nouns and pronouns, while adverbs typically modify verbs. In En...
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Adjective

In grammar, an adjective is a word used to denote some quality in the noun or substantive to which it is accessory. The adjective is indeclinable in English (but has degrees of comparison), and generally precedes the noun, while in most other European languages it follows the inflections of the substantive, and is more commonly placed after it, tho...
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adjective

Grammatical part of speech for words that describe noun (for example, new, as in `a new hat`, and beautiful, as in `a beautiful day`). Adjectives generally have three degrees (grades or levels for the description of relationships): the positive degree (new, be...
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Adjective

In linguistics, an adjective is a `describing word`, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified. Adjectives are one of the traditional eight English parts of speech, although linguists today distinguish adjectives from words such as determiners that formerly were consi.....
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adjective

A word that qualifies a noun
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adjective

the word class that qualifies nouns
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