Definition of Adjective. Meaning of Adjective. Synonyms of Adjective

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Definition of Adjective

Adjective
Adjective Ad"jec*tive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjectived; p. pr. & vb. n. Adjectiving.] To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective. [R.] Language has as much occasion to adjective the distinct signification of the verb, and to adjective also the mood, as it has to adjective time. It has . . . adjectived all three. --Tooke.
Adjective
Adjective Ad"jec*tive ([a^]d"j[e^]k*t[i^]v), a. [See Adjective, n.] 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, a color which requires to be fixed by some mordant or base to give it permanency. 3. Relating to procedure. ``The whole English law, substantive and adjective.' --Macaulay.
Adjective
Adjective Ad"jec*tive, n. [L. adjectivum (sc. nomen), neut. of adjectivus that is added, fr. adjicere: cf. F. adjectif. See Adject.] 1. (Gram.) 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. 2. A dependent; an accessory. --Fuller.

Meaning of Adjective from wikipedia

- An adjective (abbreviated adj.) is a word that describes or defines a noun or noun phrase. Its semantic role is to change information given by the noun...
- Look up adjectival in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Adjectival may refer to: Anything related to or serving as an adjective Adjectival noun (****anese)...
- German adjectives come before the noun, as in English, and are usually not capitalized. However, as in French and other Indo-European languages, they are...
- An adjective phrase (or adjectival phrase) is a phrase whose head is an adjective. Almost any grammar or syntax textbook or dictionary of linguistics terminology...
- Modal adjectives are adjectives, such as likely, probable and necessary, that express modality, i.e., possibility, necessity, or contingency. Modal adjectives...
- nominalized adjective is an adjective that has undergone nominalization, and is thus used as a noun. In the rich and the poor, the adjectives rich and poor...
- Adjectival noun may refer to: Adjectival noun (****anese), also called adjectival or na-adjective Noun adjunct, a noun that qualifies another noun, like...
- This article deals with ****anese equivalents of English adjectives. In ****anese, nouns and verbs can modify nouns, with nouns taking the 〜の particles when...
- descriptions of the ****anese language, an adjectival noun, adjectival, or na-adjective is a noun that can function as an adjective by taking the particle 〜な -na....
- Spanish adjectives are similar to those in most other Indo-European languages. They are generally postpositive, and they agree in both gender and number...