HyperDic: nominal

English > 7 senses of the word nominal:
ADJECTIVEpertnominalrelating to or constituting / constituting or bearing or giving a name
allnominal, token, tokenishinsignificantly small
pertnominalpertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
allnominalof, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
allnominal, nominativenamed
allnominal, titularexisting in name only
NOUNcommunicationnominal, noun phrase, nominal phrasea phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
nominal > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'mahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or constituting / constituting or bearing or giving a name.
Examples
  • "the Russian system of nominal brevity"
  • "a nominal lists of priests"
  • "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"
Spanishnominal
Catalannominal
Nounsnamea language unit by which a person or thing is known
Adverbsnominallyin name only
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginsignificantly small; a matter of form only ('tokenish' is informal).
Example"the fee was nominal"
Synonymstoken, tokenish
Broaderminimal, minimumThe least possible
Spanishsimbólico
Catalansimbòlic
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 3, pert
Meaningpertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun.
Example"nominal phrase"
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Spanishnominal
Catalannominal
Nounsnounthe word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningOf, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation.
Examples
  • "the nominal GDP"
  • "nominal interest rates"
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
OppositerealOf, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation
Spanishnominal
Catalannominal
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 5
Meaningnamed; bearing the name of a specific person.
Synonymnominative
Broaderspecifiedclearly / clearly and explicitly stated
Spanishnominal, nominativo
Catalannominal
English > nominal: 7 senses > adjective 6
MeaningExisting in name only.
Example"the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
Synonymtitular
BroaderformalIn accord / accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)
Spanishnominal, titular
Catalannominal
English > nominal: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb.
Synonymsnoun phrase, nominal phrase
BroaderphraseAn expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
Spanishnominal, sintagma nominal
Catalannominal, sintagma nominal

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