What does the word nominal mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Nominally.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to name; existing in name only; inconsiderable.

Usage examples for nominal

  1. It is upon this nominal essence, upon divisions of things according to attributes, that common speech rests, and if it involves many cross- divisions, this is because the divisions have been made for limited and conflicting purposes. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  2. This was to be no mere nominal satisfaction of honour. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner