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Definition 1: a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for nominal in the sense of this definition

(nominal is a kind of ...) an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence

Definition 2: of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the nominal GDP
  • nominal interest rates

(nominal belongs to category ...) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

Definition 3: pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nominal phrase
  • noun phrase

(nominal belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 4: relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Russian system of nominal brevity
  • a nominal lists of priests
  • taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls

Definition 5: existing in name only - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the nominal (or titular) head of his party

Synonyms for nominal in the sense of this definition

(nominal is similar to ...) being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

"pay one's formal respects" "formal dress" "a formal ball" "the requirement was only formal and often ignored" "a formal education"

Definition 6: insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fee was nominal
  • a token gesture of resistance
  • a tokenish gesture

Synonyms for nominal in the sense of this definition

(nominal is similar to ...) the least possible

"needed to enforce minimal standards" "her grades were minimal" "minimum wage" "a minimal charge for the service"

Definition 7: named; bearing the name of a specific person - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nominal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nominative shares of stock

Synonyms for nominal in the sense of this definition

(nominal is similar to ...) clearly and explicitly stated

"meals are at specified times"

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