[noh-men] /ˈnoʊ mɛn/
noun, plural nomina
[nom-uh-nuh, noh-muh-] /ˈnɒm ə nə, ˈnoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA)
(in ancient Rome) the second name of a citizen, indicating his , as “Gaius Julius Caesar.”.
noun (pl) nomina (ˈnɒmɪnə)
an ancient Roman’s second name, designating his gens or clan See also agnomen, cognomen, praenomen
[nom-uh-nl] /ˈnɒm ə nl/ adjective 1. being such in name only; so-called; putative: a nominal treaty; the nominal head of the country. 2. (of a price, consideration, etc.) named as a mere matter of form, being trifling in comparison with the actual value; minimal. 3. of, relating to, or constituting a name or names. 4. […]
- Nominal aphasia
noun 1. aphasia in which the primary symptom is an inability to recall or recognize the names of objects nominal aphasia nom·i·nal aphasia (nŏm’ə-nəl) n. Aphasia that is characterized by the impaired ability to recall the names of persons and things. Also called anomia, anomic aphasia.
noun, Law. 1. damages of a small amount awarded to a plaintiff where substantial compensable loss has not been established but whose legal rights were violated.
[nom-uh-nl-ahyz] /ˈnɒm ə nlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), nominalized, nominalizing. 1. to convert (another part of speech) into a noun, as in changing the adjective lowly into the lowly or the verb legalize into legalization. 2. to convert (an underlying clause) into a noun phrase, as in changing he drinks to his drinking in I […]