Term: Adjective


An adjective modifies a noun. It describes the quality, state or action that a noun refers to.


  1. Adjectives can come before nouns: a new car
  2. Adjectives can come after verbs such as be, become, seem, look, etc.: that car looks fast
  3. They can be modified by adverbs: a very expensive car
  4. They can be used as complements to a noun: the extras make the car expensive