relative clause

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Noun[change]

Singular
relative clause

Plural
relative clauses

  1. (countable) A relative clause is a kind of subordinate clause; it usually modifies a noun.
    • In the sentence I caught the dog that bit you, the relative clause that bit you modifies the noun dog.


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