adjective

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Noun[change]

Singular
adjective

Plural
adjectives

  1. A type of word which usually tells about the properties of people, things, and other nouns (e.g., new, small, red, & bad are adjectives). Usually it can be used before the noun or after a linking verb. It can usually be graded and described by adverbs.
    He uses many adjectives in his stories to give us a clear picture.
    Some combinations of adjective and noun are quite common.

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Grammar (edit)
parts of speech noun - verb - adjective - adverb - determinative/determiner - pronoun - conjunction - preposition - interjection
grammatical functions head - subject - predicate - object - complement - modifier - adjunct - determiner/specifier
clauses independent clause - dependent clause - subordinate clause - relative clause