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Definitions of adjective:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

A part of speech expressing quality or condition; a word used to qualify, limit, or define a noun.

part of speech: noun

A word put to a noun to modify its meaning.

part of speech: adjective

Qualifying; depending on another.

part of speech: noun

A word added to a noun, to qualify it, or, rather perhaps, that adds some property to a noun.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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