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adj. abbreviation of "adjective," in grammar, a word that modifies a noun or noun equivalent.
adjectival of, relating to, or functioning as an adjective.
adjective relating to or functioning as an adjective; adjectival. [1/2 definitions]
adv. abbreviation of "adverb," in grammar, a word that modifies a verb, adjective, or other adverb or adverbial phrase.
adverb in grammar, a word that modifies a verb, adjective, other adverb, adverbial phrase, or sentence.
case1 in grammar, the syntactical relationship of a noun, pronoun, or adjective to other words in a sentence, indicated by its inflection or its position in the sentence. [1/9 definitions]
declension in grammar, the process of listing systematically the inflected forms of an adjective, a noun, or a pronoun by categories such as case, gender, and number. [2/3 definitions]
decline in grammar, to list systematically all the inflected forms of (a noun, adjective, or pronoun). [1/10 definitions]
demonstrative in grammar, a demonstrative pronoun or adjective. [1/5 definitions]
denominative of or denoting a word, usu. a verb, derived from a noun or adjective. [1/3 definitions]
dependent clause a clause that is syntactically not a complete sentence and is used only with an independent clause where it has the function of a noun, adjective, or adverb, such as "when he arrived" in "He seemed tired when he arrived"; subordinate clause; relative clause.
infinitive in grammar, the form of a verb that is unmarked for person, tense, or aspect, and that functions as a noun, adjective, or complement, such as "to leave" in "To leave now would be a mistake". [1/2 definitions]
inflection in grammar, the alteration in the form of words that allows the communication of information such as the gender, number, or case of a noun; the tense of a verb; or the degree of an adjective or adverb. [1/5 definitions]
limiting in grammar, of or designating an adjective or clause that restricts the meaning or application of a noun or noun equivalent. [1/2 definitions]
nom. abbreviation of "nominative," denoting, relating to, or in a grammatical case that usu. indicates the subject of a sentence or the basic form of a noun or adjective. [1/2 definitions]
nominative denoting, relating to, or in a grammatical case that usu. indicates the subject of a sentence or the basic form of a noun or adjective. [1/4 definitions]
participle in grammar, a verbal form that may serve as an adjective, as "broken" in "a broken doll"; a gerund, as "scaling" in "Scaling the wall was difficult"; a preposition, as "considering" in "Considering the odds, their victory was astonishing";and an element in verb phrases, as "coming" in "They are coming tomorrow".
part of speech in grammar, one of the major categories by which words have traditionally been grouped, primarily according to their function, such as adjective, adverb, conjunction, interjection, noun, preposition, pronoun, and verb, in English.
past participle a participle that either indicates a completed action or past state, such as "broken" in "I have broken my arm," or serves as an adjective, as "broken" in "a broken toy".
preposition in grammar, a word such as "in," "to," or "about" that is used with a noun or noun equivalent to create a phrase that modifies a noun, verb, or adjective.
prepositional phrase in grammar, a phrase that is made up of a preposition, its object, and any modifiers of this object, and that functions as an adjective or adverb, such as "of the people" or "under the bridge".