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  • adjective — 1. general. The term adjective was itself an adjective for a hundred years before it became used as a noun for one of the parts of speech. Joseph Priestley, in The Rudiments of English Grammar (1761), was perhaps the first English grammarian to… …   Modern English usage

  • adjective law — ad·jec·tive law / a jik tiv / n: the portion of the law that deals with the rules of procedure governing evidence, pleading, and practice compare substantive law Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Adjective — Ad jec*tive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjectived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjectiving}.] To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective. [R.] [1913 Webster] Language has as much occasion to adjective the distinct signification of the verb,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjective — late 14c., as an adjective, adjectival, in noun adjective, from O.Fr. adjectif (14c.), from L. adjectivum that is added to (the noun), neut. of adjectivus added, from pp. of adicere to throw or place (a thing) near, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad ))… …   Etymology dictionary

  • adjective group — adjective groups N COUNT An adjective group or adjectival group is a group of words based on an adjective, such as very nice or interested in football . An adjective group can also consist simply of an adjective …   English dictionary

  • Adjective — Examples That s an interesting idea. (attributive) That idea is interesting. (predicative) Tell me something interesting. (postpositive) The good, the bad, and the ugly. (substantive) In grammar, an adjective is a describing word; the main… …   Wikipedia

  • adjective law — The aggregate of rules of procedure or practice. Also called adjectival law, as opposed to that body of law which the courts are established to administer (called substantive law ), it means the rules according to which the substantive law is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Proper adjective — In English usage, a proper adjective is an adjective that takes an initial capital letter. A common adjective is an adjective that is not a proper adjective. The term is used informally only; it is not used by grammarians or linguists. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Possessive adjective — Examples Do you like my new dress? Please wash your hands. Her train leaves in an hour. English grammar series English grammar Contraction …   Wikipedia

  • Japanese verb conjugations and adjective declensions — This page is a list of Japanese verb and adjective conjugations. Since these are almost all regular, they can all be included on one page. Japanese verb conjugation is the same for all subjects, first person ( I , we ), second person ( you , ye ) …   Wikipedia

  • Post-positive adjective — A post positive adjective is an adjective that appears after the noun that it modifies. In some languages this is the normal syntax, but in English it is rare, largely confined to archaic or institutional expressions. Aplenty , galore , and the… …   Wikipedia


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