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Adjective - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Adjective' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adjective [ n.]
- Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
- Not standing by itself; dependent.
- Relating to procedure.
- 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.
- A dependent; an accessory.
2 . Adjective [ v. t.]
- To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.

Meaning of 'Adjective' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adjective [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of or relating to or functioning as an adjective
Example in sentence:
  • adjectival syntax;
  • an adjective clause
Meaning (2):
- relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law
Example in sentence:
  • adjective law