Adjectives are one of the most important parts of speech in English grammar. Let’s try to understand the basics of adjectives. In our communication, many times additional description or additional information is required to complete the message.
Adjective helps to provide this additional information in a sentence.
In general, adjectives come if you ask like,
Which color? and many more.
We will try to understand adjectives with examples.
Adjective Examples & Explanation
You tell to your friend,
‘Hey Rumi, look at the car!
Here, the car is a noun and you are simply showing that car to your friend.
Now, the car is red in color. If you may say,
‘Hey Rumi, look at the red car!
If we try to observe both the sentences,
In the first sentence, the simple word ‘car’ is used without any information like which type of car or which color, etc.
In the second sentence, we see that the car has additional information that it is ‘red car’.
This ‘red’ describes the noun ‘car’ and it is known as an adjective.
You have visited a jungle and seen a tiger. The same thing you describe to your friend that,
‘Naveen, I have seen an elephant in the jungle.
Here, the elephant is a noun and you are simply informing your friend about the elephant.
Now, as the elephant is very big, you may say that,
‘Naveen, I have seen a big elephant in the jungle!
If we try to analyze both the sentences, we see that ‘big’ is used to describe the elephant’s explanation additionally in the second sentence.
This ‘big’ is known as an adjective.
Adjective Definition & Meaning
Definition of Adjective
Adjectives are defined as the words that are used to describe nouns, pronouns, or other adjectives.
The main function of adjectives is to add an additional description in terms of,
The meaning of the adjective is very simple. It is just like a word that describes a noun.
Not only nouns, but it can also describe pronouns as well.
It can also describe other adjectives as well.
Adjective helps to add more description or additional description of the noun or pronoun.
It simply adds some additional information to a sentence.
It provides additional information of a person, or place or things, or ideas, or manners.
Examples of Adjectives
There are thousands of Adjective examples, used in English grammar. We will describe a few of them based on various adjective types.
Normally adjectives are classified into a few categories and examples of adjectives as well as sentences are captured,