1. nominal damages (law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)
  2. nominative case the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
  3. general damages (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
  4. actual damages (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
  5. nominal phrase a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
  6. nominal aphasia inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
  7. nominalism (philosophy) the doctrine that the various objects labeled by the same term have nothing in common but their name
  8. double damages twice the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
  9. nominal head a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
  10. nomenclature a system of words used to name things in a discipline
  11. treble damages three times the amount that a court would normally find the injured party entitled to
  12. nominal relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name
  13. nominalistic of or relating to nominalism
  14. nominal value the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value
  15. compensatory damages (law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
  16. adamant very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
  17. exemplary damages compensation in excess of actual damages
  18. lemonade mix a commercial mix for making lemonade
  19. penultimate next to the last
  20. nominating address an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election