ETYM Latin nominalis, from nomen, nominis, name. Related to Name.
1. Being such in name only; SYN. titular.
2. Relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name.
3. Insignificantly small; a matter of form only; ('tokenish' is informal as in); SYN. token, tokenish.
4. (Grammar) Containing a noun.
5. (Economics) Being value in terms of specification on currency or stock certificates rather than purchasing power.