Adjective

All possible synonyms of the word Adjective as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Adjective, procedural

Definition

  • relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law; "adjective law"

Synonyms

  • adjective
  • procedural

Topic domains

  • law, jurisprudence: the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Adjectival, adjective

Definition

  • of or relating to or functioning as an adjective; "adjectival syntax"; "an adjective clause"

Synonyms

  • adjectival
  • adjective

Adjective

Definition

  • the word class that qualifies nouns

Synonyms

  • adjective

Hypernyms

  • major form class: any of the major parts of speech of traditional grammar

Part holonym

  • adjective: a word that expresses an attribute of something

Adjective

Definition

  • a word that expresses an attribute of something

Synonyms

  • adjective

Hypernyms

  • modifier, qualifier: a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

Part metromyms

  • adjective: the word class that qualifies nouns

Hyponyms

  • descriptive adjective, qualifying adjective: an adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun (e.g., `a nervous person' or `a musical speaking voice')
  • relational adjective, classifying adjective: an adjective that classifies its noun (e.g., `a nervous disease' or `a musical instrument')
  • positive, positive degree: the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
  • comparative, comparative degree: the comparative form of an adjective or adverb; "`faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'"; "`less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'"
  • superlative, superlative degree: the superlative form of an adjective or adverb; "`fastest' is the superlative of the adjective `fast'"; "`least famous' is the superlative degree of the adjective `famous'"; "`most surely' is the superlative of the adverb `surely'"

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