denominative

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Etymology[edit]

de- ‎(from) +‎ nominative ‎(naming)

Adjective[edit]

denominative ‎(not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Deriving from a noun, or from an adjective, such as the verb destruct from the noun destruction.
  2. Being a name.
    • 1885, William Philo Clark, The Indian Sign Language (page 283)
      From the fact that this was the most noticeable feature in their costume, the name came naturally to be the denominative term of the tribe.
  3. Possessing, or capable of possessing, a distinct denomination or designation; denominable.
    • Cocker
      The least denominative part of time is a second.

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Noun[edit]

denominative ‎(plural denominatives)

  1. A verb that is derived from a noun or adjective.

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

denominative f pl

  1. feminine plural of denominativo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēnōminātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēnōminātīvus