adjective


adjective
adjektif

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  • 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.] [1913 Webster] Language has as much occasion to adjective the distinct signification of the verb,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adjective — Ad jec*tive ([a^]d j[e^]k*t[i^]v), a. [See {Adjective}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence. [1913 Webster] 2. Not standing by itself; dependent. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjective — index procedural Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Adjective — Examples That s an interesting idea. (attributive) That idea is interesting. (predicative) Tell me something interesting. (postpositive) The good, the bad, and the ugly. (substantive) In grammar, an adjective is a describing word; the main… …   Wikipedia

  • adjective — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Late Latin; Anglo French adjectif, from Late Latin adjectivus, from Latin adjectus, past participle of adjicere to throw to, from ad + jacere to throw more at jet Date: 14th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjective — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ attributive, predicative ▪ Attributive adjectives precede the noun. ▪ comparative, superlative ▪ gradable, non gradable …   Collocations dictionary

  • adjective — 1. adjective a) Adjectival; pertaining to or functioning as an adjective. In fact, God is of not so much importance in Himself, but as the end towards which man tends. That irreverent person who said that Browning uses “God” as a pigment made an… …   Wiktionary

  • adjective — n. 1) to compare an adjective 2) an attributive; descriptive; possessive; predicate, predicative adjective 3) adjectives modify nouns * * * [ ædʒɪktɪv] descriptive possessive predicate predicative adjective an attributive to compare an adjective… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • adjective — adjectively, adv. /aj ik tiv/, n. 1. Gram. any member of a class of words that in many languages are distinguished in form, as partly in English by having comparative and superlative endings, or by functioning as modifiers of nouns, as good, wise …   Universalium

  • adjective — ad|jec|tive [ˈædʒıktıv] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: adjectif, from Latin adjectus, past participle of adjicere, from ad to + jacere to throw ] a word that describes a noun or ↑pronoun. In the phrase black hat , black is an adjective …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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