adjective of quantity

s LINGÜÍSTICA adjectiu quantitatiu

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  • adjective — [aj′ik tiv] n. [ME & OFr adjectif < L adjectivus, that is added < adjectus, pp. of adjicere, to add to < ad , to + jacere, to throw: see JET1] any of a class of words used to modify a noun or other substantive, as by describing qualities …   English World dictionary

  • Adjective — Examples That s an interesting idea. (attributive) That idea is interesting. (predicative) Tell me something interesting. (postpositive) The good, the bad, and the ugly. (substantive) In grammar, an adjective is a describing word; the main… …   Wikipedia

  • quantity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, great, huge, immense, large, massive, sheer, significant, substantial, vast …   Collocations dictionary

  • adjective — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Late Latin; Anglo French adjectif, from Late Latin adjectivus, from Latin adjectus, past participle of adjicere to throw to, from ad + jacere to throw more at jet Date: 14th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adjective — ad•jec•tive [[t]ˈædʒ ɪk tɪv[/t]] n. 1) gram. a member of a class of words functioning as modifiers of nouns, typically by describing, delimiting, or specifying quantity, as nice in a nice day, other in other people, or all in all dogs, and in… …   From formal English to slang

  • quantity — [14] Latin quantus meant ‘how much’ (it was a compound adjective formed from quī ‘who’). From it was derived the noun quantitās ‘extent, amount’, which passed into English via Old French quantite. Quantum [17], a noun use of the neuter form of… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • quantity — [14] Latin quantus meant ‘how much’ (it was a compound adjective formed from quī ‘who’). From it was derived the noun quantitās ‘extent, amount’, which passed into English via Old French quantite. Quantum [17], a noun use of the neuter form of… …   Word origins

  • Positive quantity — Positive Pos i*tive, a. [OE. positif, F. positif, L. positivus. See {Position}.] 1. Having a real position, existence, or energy; existing in fact; real; actual; opposed to negative. Positive good. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Derived from an object… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • positive — adj. & n. adj. 1 formally or explicitly stated; definite, unquestionable (positive proof). 2 (of a person) convinced, confident, or overconfident in his or her opinion (positive that I was not there). 3 a absolute; not relative. b Gram. (of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quantitative — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin quantitativus, from Latin quantitat , quantitas quantity Date: 1581 1. of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity 2. of, relating to, or involving the measurement of quantity or amount 3. based on… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mass-produced — adjective produced in quantity often by assembly line techniques • Similar to: ↑factory made * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from past participle of mass produce : produced in considerable quantities especially by machinery such mass… …   Useful english dictionary

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