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Is dogs an adjective?


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Answered 2013-11-23 17:37:17

No. Dogs is a plural noun. It can be used as a possessive adjective (dogs' homes) and the singular, dog, is often used as a noun adjunct (dog breath).


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As a prepositional phrase, it can be either an adjective phrase or adverb phrase, but more often an adverb phrase. "Bacterial infections in dogs can differ from those in humans." (adjective, meaning of dogs) "The disease appears most often in dogs." (adverb)

As a prepositional phrase, it can be either, but more properly an adverb phrase. He studied the digestive process in dogs. (adjective, meaning of dogs) The disease is often found in dogs. (adverb)

An adjective is a word that describes a noun.Examples:beautiful flowershappy childrenbarking dogsyellow carThe word mean is an adjective. Example: Billy is mean.

Scruffy and Toughie seem to be the only ones that involve dogs.

Depending upon the context, it can be an adjective, pronoun, or noun.As an adjective, it means "an indefinite large number."As a pronoun, it is still actually an adjective, but the noun it describes is assumed.Examples :"Many are called, but few are chosen." (implying people)"Hundreds of dogs are injured in accidents, and many die." (implying dogs)The rare use as a noun is as a reference to a majority of a group, e.g. the many as opposed to the few or the one.

If you mean what adjective means 'dog-like' then 'canine' is the word.

An adjective, as in a herd of wild dogs. Or a noun, as in some birds are almost extinct in the wild

Smart, talented, bright, extraordinary, strong, keen, are just a couple. Dogs are amazing.

loose loosed loosedLoose the ropes we are leaving now!He loosed his grip suddenly.The dogs have been loosedThe dogs are loose: the dogs have been loosened. More correct is loosen the ropes. Loose is an adjective - the verb is loosen.So he loosened his grip - his grip was loose. The dogs were let loose, or loosened.In fact, it can use as an intransitive verb meaning to relax, although purists rarely use the word as anything but an adjective.

Dog is a noun. However, it can be used as a noun adjunct to describe other nouns (dog hair, dog collar), sometimes in idiomatic ways that have nothing to do with dogs (dog days, dog tired, dog-eared). The adjective "dogged" also has little to do with dogs, other than the determination shown by some breeds.

natural is an adjective because its describing what something is, for example itsnatural for dogs to chase their tails. if you looked in a thesaurus, other words fornatural are typical, usual, regular etc. they're also adjectives.

In this example, "excited" is an adjective. It is a predicate adjective, because it follows the linking verb "are". An example of using "excited" as a verb is, "His arrival excited the dogs, and they began to bark."

Yes. It is the plural form of the demonstrative pronoun or demonstrative adjective "that". As in "That is an apple." => "Those are apples." "That dog is mine." => "Those dogs are mine."

It is an adjective.It is a an adjective.

As an adjective, it means animals that respond favorably with humans. Notably dogs, cats, horses, cows, etc. "Dogs and cats are tame animals." As a verb, it means to teach animals to be tame. "You can tame animals to be good companions."

No it is not an adjective!

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The verb to bark has participial adjective forms (barked orders, barking dogs), but neither forms an adverb. Neither does the negative derivative barkless.

No, it is a verb or a noun (to go around, to surround; a round shape). The adjective form is circular.

No, it's an adverb, the adjective is slow.

Any adjective can be used as a predicate adjective, an adjective that follows a linking verb. Examples: The noisy boy will arrive soon. (adjective) The boy is noisy. (predicate adjective)

Cautious IS an adjective. An adjective is an action!

No. It is not an adjective. An adjective describes something.

Yes, it is an adjective. Along with the adjective young, it is a primary adjective for the noun youth.

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