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adj. abbreviation of "adjective," in grammar, a word that modifies a noun or noun equivalent.
adjective in grammar, a word that modifies a noun or noun equivalent. [1/2 definitions]
appositive in grammar, a word, phrase, or clause that functions as a noun and is placed, without a conjunction, immediately after a noun or noun equivalent that refers to the same person, place, or thing, such as "a devoted scholar" in "my mother, a devoted scholar". [1/2 definitions]
archduchess a woman having a rank equivalent to that of an archduke. [1/2 definitions]
article in grammar, the words "a," "an," and "the" as well as words equivalent to these in languages other than English, which are used with nouns and act to limit the nouns' applications. (See "definite article," "indefinite article.") [1/4 definitions]
babu a Hindu form of address that is the equivalent of Mr. or Sir, used in eastern India as a term of respect.
borrow to take or receive (something) with the intention of returning it or something equivalent to it. [1/3 definitions]
capital letter a letter of the alphabet written or printed larger than and in a somewhat different form from its lower-case equivalent and used to designate a proper noun or initiate a sentence.
change money given in smaller denominations as the equivalent of a bill of a higher denomination. [1/17 definitions]
compensate to provide with or serve as an equivalent; make up for (usu. fol. by for). [2/4 definitions]
coordinating conjunction a conjunction, such as "and" or "but," that connects words, phrases, or clauses that have equivalent structures or ranks. (Cf. subordinating conjunction.)
correspond to be similar in structure, position, purpose, function, or the like; be analogous or equivalent (usually followed by "to"). [1/3 definitions]
count2 one who holds a rank of European nobility that is equivalent to that of an English earl.
countervail to be equivalent to or counterbalance. [1/3 definitions]
definite article in English grammar, the article "the," which restricts or particularizes the noun or noun equivalent that it modifies. (Cf. indefinite article.)
deuteron a particle composed of one proton and one neutron that is equivalent to the nucleus of a deuterium atom and that has a positive charge.
encode to convert (a character) to its equivalent in computer bits. [1/2 definitions]
equate to make or consider to be equal or equivalent.
equivalent that which is equivalent. [1/2 definitions]
four-four time a musical meter having four quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure.
gamble an instance of betting money or its equivalent. [1/6 definitions]