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Definition of Adjective

Adjective

  1. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
  2. Not standing by itself; dependent.
  3. Relating to procedure.
  4. 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.
  5. A dependent; an accessory.
  6. To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.
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Adjective Translations

adjective in Dutch is bijvoeglijk naamwoord, adjectief
adjective in French is adjectif
adjective in German is Adjektiv {n}, Eigenschaftswort {n}
adjective in Italian is aggettivo, aggetivo
adjective in Portuguese is adjetivo
adjective in Spanish is adjetivo
adjective in Swedish is adjektiv
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