Predicate Adjective

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A Predicate Adjective is an adjective that modifies (complements/completes) a sentence subject via a Linking Verb (e.g. is, seems).



References

2009

  • (Wikipedia, 2009) ⇒ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adjective
    • Predicative adjectives are linked via a copula or other linking mechanism to the noun or pronoun they modify; for example, happy is a predicate adjective in "they are happy" and in "that made me happy." (See also: Predicative (adjectival or nominal), Subject complement.)
  • rmfs1.ortn.edu/myschool/mcain/Web/Grammar%20Flashcards.mht
    • an adjective in the predicate that follows a linking verb and describes or modifies the subject.