[adj] being such in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his party"
[adj] named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock"
[adj] insignificantly small; a matter of form only; "the fee was nominal"; "a token gesture of resistance"; (`tokenish' is informal as in"a tokenish gesture")
[adj] (economics) being value in terms of specification on currency or stock certificates rather than purchasing power; "nominal or face value"
[adj] (grammar) "nominal phrase"; "noun phrase"
[adj] relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name; "the Russian system of nominal brevity"; "a nominal lists of priests"; "taxable males as revealed by the nominal rolls"