Associations to the word «Nominal»


NOMINAL, adjective. Of, resembling, relating to, or consisting of a name or names.
NOMINAL, adjective. Assigned to or bearing a person's name.
NOMINAL, adjective. Existing in name only.
NOMINAL, adjective. (philosophy) Of or relating to nominalism.
NOMINAL, adjective. ​ Insignificantly small; trifling.
NOMINAL, adjective. Of or relating to the presumed or approximate value, rather than the actual value.
NOMINAL, adjective. (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.
NOMINAL, adjective. (finance) Of, relating to, or being the rate of interest or return without adjustment for compounding or inflation.
NOMINAL, adjective. (grammar) Of or relating to a noun or word group that functions as a noun.
NOMINAL, adjective. (engineering) According to plan or design; normal.
NOMINAL, adjective. (economics) Without adjustment to remove the effects of inflation; contrasted with real.
NOMINAL, adjective. (statistics) (of a variable) Having values whose order is insignificant.
NOMINAL, noun. (grammar) A noun or word group that functions as a noun phrase.
NOMINAL, noun. (grammar) A part of speech that shares features with nouns and adjectives.
NOMINAL, noun. A number (usually natural) used like a name; a numeric code or identifier (see also wikipedia).
NOMINAL CLAUSE, noun. A clause that is used as a subject or object.
NOMINAL CLAUSES, noun. Plural of nominal clause
NOMINAL LEDGER, noun. (accounting) (business) A general ledger
NOMINAL LEDGER, noun. (accounting) (business) A ledger that is not a personal ledger or a real ledger, for example, a revenue or expense ledger.
NOMINAL LEDGERS, noun. Plural of nominal ledger
NOMINAL PARTNER, noun. Participant in a mutual enterprise that resembles a partnership but may not have such a formal structure.
NOMINAL PARTNERS, noun. Plural of nominal partner
NOMINAL TYPE SYSTEM, noun. (software) Synonym of nominative type system.
NOMINAL TYPE SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of nominal type system
NOMINAL VARIABLE, noun. (statistics) (metrics) A variable with values which have no numerical value, such as gender or occupation.
NOMINAL VARIABLES, noun. Plural of nominal variable

Dictionary definition

NOMINAL, noun. A phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb.
NOMINAL, adjective. Relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name; "the Russian system of nominal brevity"; "a nominal lists of priests"; "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls".
NOMINAL, adjective. Insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture".
NOMINAL, adjective. Pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase".
NOMINAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation; "the nominal GDP"; "nominal interest rates".
NOMINAL, adjective. Named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock".
NOMINAL, adjective. Existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes