1. [ noun ] (grammar,linguistics) a word that expresses an attribute of something
Related terms: modifier comparative relational_adjective superlative descriptive_adjective
2. [ noun ] (grammar) the word class that qualifies nouns
Related terms: part_of_speech major_form_class
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to or functioning as an adjective
Synonyms: adjectival

"adjectival syntax" "an adjective clause"

4. [ adjective ] (law) applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure
Synonyms: procedural

"adjective law"

Related terms: substantive law
Similar spelling:   adjectively