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Words Described by "Nominal"

  1. rate
  2. value
  3. rates
  4. wages
  5. fee
  6. terms
  7. values
  8. price
  9. size
  10. amount

What Google Knows

In linguistics, the term nominal refers to a category used to group together nouns and adjectives based on shared properties. The motivation for nominal grouping is that in many languages nouns and adjectives share a number of morphological and syntactic properties.

Related Definition

  1. nominal:

    adj Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.

    adj Assigned to or bearing a person's name.

    adj Existing in name only.

    adj (philosophy) Of or relating to nominalism.

    adj Insignificantly small.

    adj Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value.

    adj (finance) Of, relating to, or being the amount or face value of a sum of money or a stock certificate, for example, and not the purchasing power or market value.

    adj (finance) Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation.

    adj (grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.

    adj (engineering) According to plan or design.

    adj (economics) Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation.

    adj (statistics, of a variable) Having values whose order is insignificant.

    adj (taxonomy) Of a species, the species name without consideration of whether it is a junior synonym or in reality consists of more than one biological species.

    n (grammar) A noun or word group that functions as part of a noun phrase.

    n (grammar) A part of speech that shares features with nouns and adjectives. (Depending on the language, it may comprise nouns, adjectives, possibly numerals, pronouns, and participles.)

    n A number (usually natural) used like a name; a numeric code or identifier. (See nominal number on Wikipedia.)

    n (UK, police jargon) A person listed in the Police National Computer database as having been convicted, cautioned or recently arrested.