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synonyms for adjective

  • accessory
  • adjunct
  • adnoun
  • attribute
  • dependent
  • identifier
  • modifier
  • qualifier
  • additional
  • attributive
  • descriptive
See also synonyms for: adjectives
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How to use adjective in a sentence

Pope-holy; properly an adjective, meaning 'holy as a pope,' hence, hypocritical.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
When the exact sense was lost, the suffix -al seemed to be adjectival, and the word dismal became at last an adjective.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
This is the termination of the present participle and verbal adjective derived from verbs in -a.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
This is wrong, and probably due to the dropping of the final e in the definite adjective firste.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Once more there is no definition of the term able-bodied, which is used sometimes as an adjective and sometimes as a substantive.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
"I do not wonder at your defence of your erudite suitor," said Josephine, laying a disagreeable stress upon the adjective.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Horace has given to his teacher, Orbilius, a deathless fame by the adjective plgsus.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
In balanced sentences one part is balanced against another,—a noun and a noun, an adjective and an adjective, phrase and phrase.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The word cynocephalus is rather an adjective than a proper substantive, for which reason we have not adopted it.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
You shall now hear a fact or so concerning that pretty, innocent girl—I forget your other adjective.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ADJECTIVE

  • adjective
  • adverb
  • alterant
  • alterer
  • conditioner
  • transformer
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