Alternative forms Edit
- nominalise (Non-Oxford British spelling)
- (linguistics) To use as or change into a noun, often by affixing a morpheme.
- 1960, Modern Language Association of America, Dwight le Merton Bollinger, Modern Spanish: A Project of The Modern Language Association, Harcourt, Brace, page 226
- 1983, Peter Achinstein, The Nature of Explanation, Oxford University Press US, page 199:
- But, Dretske asks, what happens when we nominalize a propositional allomorph?
- (philosophy) To make nominalistic.
Related terms Edit
- adnoun (“a nominalized adjective”)
- nominalizer, nominaliser
- nominalization, nominalisation
to use as or change into a noun — see also substantivise
See also Edit
(converting into or using as another part of speech:)
- adjectivize/adjectivise, adjective, adjectify
- adverbialize/adverbialise, (rare) adverb, (rare) adverbify, adverbize
- nominalize/nominalise, substantivize/substantivise, noun, (rare) nounify, (very rare) substantive
- verbalize/verbalise, (colloquial) verb, verbify