Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
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.
The part of speech modifying a noun or a pronoun. Adjectives are words such as shy, sleepy, attractive, famous, historic; three men, this class, another one; young, younger, youngest; good, better, best. Adjective-making suffixes are -al, -able, -ant, -at
a word that modifies or describes a noun or pronoun, hence a kind of noun marker: e.g., red, beaut jut, solemn. An adjectival phrase or adjectival clause is a group of words modifying a noun or pronoun.
A word or group of words that describe or modify a noun. example: The slow, meandering creek sang a gentle song.
a word that expresses an attribute of something
the word class that qualifies nouns
a form of a noun
a name for a word that describes a noun
a part of speech that describes or modifies a noun
a part of speech that qualifies a noun or a noun-equivalent
a type of modifier used to qualify, define, or limit nouns or pronouns and make them more definite
a type of word that expresses a quality or attribute to a noun, in general a word that modifies the meaning of a noun ('the big man'), either by attributing the specification to the noun, or by describing the noun using a verb ('the man is big ')
a word joined to a noun or other substantive word or expression, to describe it or to limit its application
a word or words that describe a noun or pronoun
a word put alongside a noun or pronoun to describe it
a word that describes, qualifies, restricts or changes the meaning of the noun or pronoun it modifies
a word that gives more information about the noun that it
a word that indicates a quality of a noun or pronoun
a word that is used with a noun to describe it
a word that limits the meaning of a noun or pronoun
a word that modifies a noun by describing certain properties or qualities of that noun
a word that modifies nouns and pronouns
a word that talks about a noun
a word that tells us more about a noun
a word used to describe a noun or a pronoun or to give a noun or a pronoun a more specific meaning
a word used to describe a noun, such as 'energetic' in 'the energetic woman', or 'black' in 'the black cat'
a word which acts to modify a noun in a sentence
a word which describes a noun
a word which modifies a noun
a word which qualifies a noun, that is, which shows some distinguishing mark or characteristic belonging to the noun
A word like "large" or "young" that modifies or qualifies a noun.
a word that serves as a modifier of a noun to denote a quality of the thing named, to indicate its quantity or extent, or to specify a thing as distinct from something else. It answers the questions "which?", "how many?", and "what kind of?", though probably not all three at once.
a word which gives more information about a noun, e.g. compatible interface, technical support
Traditionally, the part of speech which qualifies a noun. But in Spanish, adjectives are often used as nouns ( el viejo 'the old man'), and in colloquial register sometimes as adverbs ( va muy rápido 'it goes very quickly').
A word that modifies the meaning of a noun. The little girl climbed quickly up the very tall tree. Adjectives are capable of comparison: positive: small, beautiful comparative: smaller, more beautiful superlative: smallest, most beautiful.
A word used to give you more information about a thing, such as its appearance, colour, size and type. E.g. She is a beautiful girl.
A word that describes a noun. They tell how many, what kind or which one.
An adjective is a word that means an attribute of a thing, and it adds information to a noun. An adjective is almost always placed before a noun in English. Beautiful, tasty, and good-looking are all adjectives.
A word that modifies a noun or pronoun by describing, refining, or qualifying it. Adjectives can add color and immediacy to writing; however, adjective overuse is a stylistic error common to beginning writers.
A word which is used to describe people, things, events etc. Adjectives are used with nouns and pronouns. See also comparative adjectives and superlative adjectives. More on this...
A word that modifies, quantifies, or otherwise describes a noun or pronoun. Drizzly November; midnight dreary; only requirement.
A word that describes somebody or something (e.g. old, white, busy, careful, horrible). Adjectives either come before a noun or after linking verbs (e.g. be, seem, look). See Adverb, Noun, Verb
A word that modifies a noun or pronoun by describing, refining, or qualifying it. (i.e., the red flower or the large boat)
This is a word that describes something or someone, for example, a tall man, strong wind, a huge house.
A word that describes somebody or something. Old, white, busy, careful, and horrible are all adjectives. Adjectives either come before a noun, or after linking verbs ( be, seem, look). See Adverb, Noun, Verb, Adjectival phrase
"describing words" like "quick", "red", or "broken"
A word used to modify a noun by limiting or qualifying. In English, it can be distinguished by one of several suffixes, such as -able, -ous, -er, and -est, because it directly precedes a noun or noun phrase, such as red in a red door, or because it is preceded by a form of to be, such as the door is red.
a word that adds a quality to a thing.
An open word class which expresses an attribute. The attribute is expressed either by an ATTRIBUTIVE adjective ( red car) or by a PREDICATIVE ADJECTIVE ( my car is red). See also
An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun. brilliant deduction
A word that describes a noun or pronoun. ''Big', 'boring', 'purple', 'quick', 'obvious' and 'silvery' are all adjectives.
A word that gives more information about a noun eg. brown; lovely; short; proven; soft; annoying
A modifier type entry that further defines a menu item. Adjectives are price modifiers.Example: Orange juice comes in two sizes, Small ($1.00) and Large ($1.50). An adjective would be used to increase the price of orange juice in increments from the base of $1.00.
A word like big, red, easy, French etc. An adjective describes a noun or pronoun.
An adjective is a part of speech that modifies a noun or a pronoun, usually by describing it or making its meaning more specific. Adjectives do not exist in all languages. The many common Chinese adjectives used in the various dialects of the Chinese language are also used as static or stative verbs, and are often listed as such in Chinese lexica.