determiner

Definitions of determiner
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n a determining or causal element or factor

Synonyms:
causal factor, determinant, determinative, determining factor
Types:
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clincher, decisive factor
a point or fact or remark that settles something conclusively
influence
a cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
imponderable
a factor whose effects cannot be accurately assessed
imprint
a distinctive influence
morale builder
something or someone who influences by building or strengthening morale
canker, pestilence
a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
support
something providing immaterial assistance to a person or cause or interest
enticement, temptation
something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Type of:
cognitive factor
something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result

n an argument that is conclusive

Synonyms:
clincher, determining factor
Type of:
argument, statement
a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true

n one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases

Synonyms:
determinative
Types:
article
(grammar) a determiner that may indicate the specificity of reference of a noun phrase
definite article
a determiner (as `the' in English) that indicates specificity of reference
indefinite article
a determiner (as `a' or `some' in English) that indicates nonspecific reference
Type of:
closed-class word, function word
a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning

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