1.Definition: existing in name only
"The nominal (or titular) head of his party"
2.Definition: insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)
"The fee was nominal"
3.Definition: named; bearing the name of a specific person
4.Definition: of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation
"The nominal GDP", "Nominal interest rates"
5.Definition: pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun
6.Definition: 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"