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Adjective synonyms
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One who, or that which, modifies.
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  1. One who, or that which, modifies.
  2. A word, phrase, or clause that limits or qualifies the sense of another word or word group.
Any of the words belonging to this part of speech. In English, the indefinite articles are a and an and the definite article is the.
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  1. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech. In English, the indefinite articles are a and an and the definite article is the.
  2. An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
  3. A written instrument, containing a series of rules and stipulations that are each designated as an article.
(Gram.) A word, such as a, the, this, each, some, either, or my, that determines the use of a noun without essentially modifying it and is placed before a descriptive adjective
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  1. (Gram.) A word, such as a, the, this, each, some, either, or my, that determines the use of a noun without essentially modifying it and is placed before a descriptive adjective
  2. (Grammar) A word belonging to a group of noun modifiers, which includes articles, demonstratives, possessive adjectives, and words such as any, both, or whose, and, in English, occupying the first position in a noun phrase or following another determiner.
  3. (Grammar) A dependent function in a noun phrase marking the NP as definite or indefinite. This function is usually filled by words in the determinative class but may be filled by other elements such as a genitive pronoun.
(Grammar) A word or phrase syntactically subordinate to another word or phrase that it modifies; for example, my sister's and brown in my sister's brown dog.
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  1. (Grammar) A word or phrase syntactically subordinate to another word or phrase that it modifies; for example, my sister's and brown in my sister's brown dog.
  2. An object associated with and serving to identify a character, personage, or office:
  3. An object used in literature or art as a symbol for a person, office, etc.
(Gram.) An attributive adjective
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  1. (Gram.) An attributive adjective
  2. A word or word group, such as an adjective, that is placed adjacent to the noun it modifies without a linking verb; for example, pale in the pale girl.
  3. (Grammar) An attributive word or phrase (see above), contrasted with predicative.
A person who meets set requirements
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  1. A person who meets set requirements
  2. One who qualifies for something, especially a contestant who qualifies for a stage in a competition.
  3. A word, as an adjective or adverb, or a group of words, that modifies or limits the meaning of another word or group of words
An adjectival phrase or clause.
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  1. An adjectival phrase or clause.
  2. (Linguis.) A word or word group that occurs in functions typical of adjectives
That which limits.
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  1. That which limits.
  2. (Electronics) A circuit that prevents the amplitude of a waveform from exceeding a specified value.
  3. One that limits:
One who relies on another, especially for financial support.
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  1. One who relies on another, especially for financial support.
  2. A person relying on another for financial support; a relative for whom a taxpayer may claim an exemption on his income tax return. A person relying on another for financial support; a relative for whom a taxpayer may claim an exemption on his income tax return.
  3. A person who depends on someone else for existence, support, etc.
A thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it
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  1. A thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it
  2. (Grammar) A clause or phrase added to a sentence that, while not essential to the sentence's structure, amplifies its meaning, such as for several hours in We waited for several hours.
  3. Something attached to another in a dependent or subordinate position.
(Grammar) An adjective used as a noun.
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Find another word for adjective. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for adjective, like: descriptive word, descriptive term, modifier, article, determiner, attribute, attributive, qualifier, adjectival, limiting word and limiter.