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Adjective vs. Noun

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Adjectivenoun

(grammar) A word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent.

‘The words “big” and “heavy” are English adjectives.’;

Nounnoun

A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea; one of the basic parts of speech in many languages, including English.

Adjectivenoun

(obsolete) A dependent; an accessory.

Nounnoun

Either a word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality or idea, or a word that modifies or describes a previous word or its referent; a substantive or adjective, sometimes also including other parts of speech such as numeral or pronoun.

Adjectiveadjective

(obsolete) Incapable of independent function.

Nounverb

(transitive) To convert a word to a noun.

Adjectiveadjective

(grammar) Adjectival; pertaining to or functioning as an adjective.

Nounnoun

A word used as the designation or appellation of a creature or thing, existing in fact or in thought; a substantive.

Adjectiveadjective

(legal) Applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure.

Nounnoun

a word that can be used to refer to a person or place or thing

Adjectiveadjective

Needing the use of a mordant to be made fast to that which is being dyed.

Nounnoun

a word that can serve as the subject or object of a verb

Adjectiveverb

(transitive) To make an adjective of; to form or convert into an adjective.

Nounnoun

a word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things (common noun), or to name a particular one of these (proper noun).

Adjectiveadjective

Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.

Noun

A noun (from Latin nōmen 'name') is a word that functions as the name of a specific object or set of objects, such as living creatures, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas. However, noun is not a semantic category, so it cannot be characterized in terms of its meaning.

Adjectiveadjective

Not standing by itself; dependent.

Adjectiveadjective

Relating to procedure.

Adjectivenoun

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.

Adjectivenoun

A dependent; an accessory.

Adjectiveverb

To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.

‘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.’;

Adjectivenoun

a word that expresses an attribute of something

Adjectivenoun

the word class that qualifies nouns

Adjectiveadjective

of or relating to or functioning as an adjective;

‘adjectival syntax’; ‘an adjective clause’;

Adjectiveadjective

applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure;

‘adjective law’;

Adjective

In linguistics, an adjective (abbreviated adj) is a word that modifies a noun or noun phrase or describes its referent. Its semantic role is to change information given by the noun.

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