Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nominal

1 sense of nominal

Sense 1
noun phrase, nominal phrase, nominal -- (a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb)
       => phrase -- (an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence)

Antonyms of adj nominal

4 of 6 senses of nominal

Sense 2
nominal, token (prenominal), tokenish -- (insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture")

INDIRECT (VIA minimal, minimum) -> maximal, maximum -- (the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure")
INDIRECT (VIA minimal, minimum) -> maximal, maximum -- (the greatest or most complete or best possible; "maximal expansion"; "maximum pressure")

Sense 4
nominal (vs. real) -- (of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation; "the nominal GDP"; "nominal interest rates")

real (vs. nominal) -- (of, relating to, or representing an amount that is corrected for inflation; "real prices"; "real income"; "real wages")

Sense 5
nominative, nominal -- (named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock")

INDIRECT (VIA specified) -> unspecified -- (not stated explicitly or in detail; "threatened unspecified reprisals")

Sense 6
nominal, titular -- (existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party")

INDIRECT (VIA formal) -> informal -- (not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends")

Similarity of adj nominal

6 senses of nominal

Sense 1
nominal -- (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")

Sense 2
nominal, token (prenominal), tokenish -- (insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal); "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; "a toknenish gesture")
       => minimal (vs. maximal), minimum (vs. maximum) -- (the least possible; "needed to enforce minimal standards"; "her grades were minimal"; "minimum wage"; "a minimal charge for the service")

Sense 3
nominal -- (pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun; "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase")

Sense 4
nominal (vs. real) -- (of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation; "the nominal GDP"; "nominal interest rates")

Sense 5
nominative, nominal -- (named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock")
       => specified (vs. unspecified) -- (clearly and explicitly stated; "meals are at specified times")

Sense 6
nominal, titular -- (existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party")
       => formal (vs. informal) -- (being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education")

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