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Adjective meaning

adjective - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure; " adjective law"
  2. 2. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
  3. 3. Not standing by itself; dependent.
  4. 4. Relating to procedure.
  5. 5. 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, or to specify or describe a thing, as distinct from something else. Thus, in phrase, " a wise ruler," wise is the adjective, expressing a property of ruler.
  6. 6. A dependent; an accessory.
  7. 7. To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.
  8. 8. Word which qualifies a noun.

adjective - examples of usage

  1. The adjective " thunderous" does not fit the roar at all; the latter suggests, more than anything else, the tones of a mighty, cavernous brass trumpet. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. " Well, she objected to the adjective 'heavy, ' and wanted me to insert another. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. The adjective pronouns this and that have plural forms, these and those. - "Practical Grammar and Composition", Thomas Wood.
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