determiner meaning

Pronunciation:   "determiner" in a sentence
Noun: determiner  di'turmunu(r)
  1. An argument that is conclusive
    - clincher, determining factor 
  2. One of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    - determinative 
  3. A determining or causal element or factor
    - determinant, determinative, determining factor, causal factor

Derived forms: determiners

See also: determine

Type of: argument, closed-class word, cognitive factor, function word, statement

Encyclopedia: Determiner


[Medicine]
n : GENE

Examples

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  1. "each " and " every " are generally used as determiners before singular countable nouns.
  2. compare the use of " which " and " what " as determiners and pronouns in questions.
  3. please refer to chapter 5 determiners for the details of determiners
  4. please refer to chapter 5 determiners for the details of determiners
  5. an indefinite determiner limits a noun to being ( a ) nonspecific thing ( s ) or person ( s)

Related Words

  1. determine meaning
  2. determine the root of the problem meaning
  3. determined meaning
  4. determinedly meaning
  5. determinedness meaning
  6. determining meaning
  7. determining factor meaning
  8. determinism meaning
  9. determinist meaning
  10. deterministic meaning
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