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adjective

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Adjective, Noun
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ad=jec=tive

CIDE DICTIONARY

adjectivea. [See Adjective, n.].
  •  Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not standing by itself; dependent.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Relating to procedure.  Macaulay.  [1913 Webster]
Adjective color, a color which requires to be fixed by some mordant or base to give it permanency.
adjectiven. [L. adjectivum (sc. nomen), neut. of adjectivus that is added, fr. adjicere: cf. F. adjectif. See Adject.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A dependent; an accessory.  Fuller.  [1913 Webster]
adjectivev. t. 
     To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.  [1913 Webster]
    "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."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

adjective, n. & adj.
--n. a word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify it or describe it.
--adj. additional; not standing by itself; dependent.

Derivative
adjectival adj. adjectivally adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF adjectif -ive ult. f. L adjicere adject- (as AD-, jacere throw)

THESAURUS

adjective

adjectival, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, exclamatory noun, form class, form word, function class, gerundive, interjection, part of speech, participle, particle, past participle, perfect participle, preposition, present participle, subordinating conjunction, verbal adjective

ROGET THESAURUS

adjective

Adjunct

N adjunct, addition, additament, additum, affix, appelidage, annexe, annex, augment, augmentation, increment, reinforcement, supernumerary, accessory, item, garnish, sauce, accompaniment, adjective, addendum, complement, supplement, continuation, rider, offshoot, episode, side issue, corollary, piece, flap, lappet, skirt, embroidery, trappings, cortege, tail, suffix, wing, additional, alate, alated, winged, in addition.


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