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nominal

nom·i·nal

nominal

 
 
pronunciation:
na m nl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in name alone.
The former colony was given nominal independence but had no real government of its own.He's a nominal member of the church.As nominal governor of the state, she had no real power.
synonyms:
titular
antonyms:
actual, real
similar words:
ostensible, putative, so-called, theoretical, token
definition 2: small or unimportant.
Membership requires only a nominal contribution.
synonyms:
insignificant, slight, small, token, trifling
antonyms:
considerable
similar words:
inconsequential, minor, moderate, modest, negligible, paltry
definition 3: of, denoting, like, having, or providing a name.
similar words:
titular
definition 4: in grammar, of or involving nouns or noun phrases.
Word Parts
The word nominal contains the following part:
nom1, nomin, nomen Latin root that means name
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, onym