appellative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to the project of names.
    • Grammar Of or concerning a typical noun.
    • Of or pertaining to a standard noun.
    • Of or related to ascribing names.
    • related to a typical name; offering as a unique denomination; denominative; naming.
    • popular, in place of appropriate; denominative of a course.
    • related to or working with or utilized as a standard noun
    • inclined to or offering for providing of brands
  • noun:
    • A name or descriptive epithet.
    • a standard noun.
    • An epithet.
    • a standard name, in difference from a suitable name. A common title, or appellative, means a whole course, genus, or species of beings, or for universal a few ideas. Hence, tree could be the title of plants of a particular class; plant and vegetable are names of things that grow from the earth. An effective title, having said that, stands for a single thing; as, Rome, Washington, Lake Erie.
    • An appellation or title; a descriptive title.
    • In grammar, a standard name in difference from a proper name; a name standing for a complete course: therefore, the word man may be the appellative of the whole people, fowl of all of the winged creatures, tree of all plants of a particular class, etc.
    • Title; appellation; nickname.
    • distinguishing term or words by which some body or something like that is known as and classified or distinguished from other individuals
  • others:
    • getting the character of an appellation; providing to name or mark away; providing as a distinctive denomination; denominative: as, hydrochloric is a phrase appellative of a specific acid.
    • In sentence structure, typical, as put on a noun; general; denominative of a class: opposed to appropriate.

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