Definition of Adjectives. Meaning of Adjectives. Synonyms of Adjectives

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Definition of Adjectives

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 Adjectives from wikipedia

- closed class of adjectives, and new adjectives are not easily derived. Similarly, native ****anese adjectives (i-adjectives) are considered a closed class (as...
- Adjectival noun may refer to: Adjectival noun (****anese), also called adjectival or na-adjective Noun adjunct, a noun that qualifies another noun, like...
- meanings of proper noun and common noun. Proper adjectives are just capitalized adjectives. In general, an adjective is capitalized if it means "pertaining to...
- Adjectival may refer to: Anything related to or serving as an adjective Adjectival noun (****anese) Adjectival demonym, an adjective used to indicate a...
- exist: -shii adjectives (form of -i adjectives, see below) -yaka na adjectives (see below) -raka na adjectives (see below) taru adjectives (ト・タル形容動詞, to...
- important, and right. Adjectives head adjective phrases, and the most typical members function as modifiers in noun phrases. Most adjectives either inflect for...
- neuter. Other adjectives such as celer, celeris, celere belong to the third declension. There are no fourth- or fifth-declension adjectives. Pronouns are...
- queen regnant, or all matters financial. Postpositive adjectives contrast prepositive adjectives (which come before the noun or pronoun, as in noun phrases...
- changes nouns into adjectives) -ish (usually changes nouns into adjectives/ class-maintaining, with the word class remaining an adjective) -oid (usually changes...
- ("red") → rojo, roja, rojos, rojas Adjectives whose lemma does not end in -o, however, inflect differently. These adjectives almost always inflect only for...