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adjective    : ['ædʒɪktɪv]
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.
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Language has as much occasion to adjective the distinct
signification of the verb, and to adjective also the
mood, as it has to adjective time. It has . . .
adjectived all three. --Tooke.
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Adjective \Ad"jec*tive\ ([a^]d"j[e^]k*t[i^]v), a. [See
{Adjective}, n.]
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1. Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of
an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
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2. Not standing by itself; dependent.
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{Adjective color}, a color which requires to be fixed by some
mordant or base to give it permanency.
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3. Relating to procedure. "The whole English law, substantive
and adjective." --Macaulay.
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Adjective \Ad"jec*tive\, n. [L. adjectivum (sc. nomen), neut. of
adjectivus that is added, fr. adjicere: cf. F. adjectif. See
1. (Gram.) A word used with a noun, or substantive, to
express a quality of the thing named, or something
attributed to it, or to limit or define it, or to specify
or describe a thing, as distinct from something else.
Thus, in phrase, "a wise ruler," wise is the adjective,
expressing a property of ruler.
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2. A dependent; an accessory. --Fuller.
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adj 1: of or relating to or functioning as an adjective;
"adjectival syntax"; "an adjective clause" [synonym:
{adjectival}, {adjective}]
2: relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the
principles of law; "adjective law" [synonym: {adjective},
{procedural}] [ant: {essential}, {substantive}]
n 1: a word that expresses an attribute of something
2: the word class that qualifies nouns

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