nominative

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nominatyf, either via Old French nominatif or directly from Latin nōminatīvus (pertaining to naming, nominative)

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Adjective[edit]

nominative (not comparable)

  1. Giving a name; naming; designating.
    nominative fair use
    • 2007, William D. Popkin, Evolution of the Judicial Opinion: Institutional and Individual Styles, NYU Press (→ISBN), page 104:
      A telling marker of the change in the reporter's status was the elimination of the nominative reports (that is, the citation of the reports by the reporter's name). The first state to use “state reports” rather than the nominative designation was Connecticut (1814). Many other states made this change in the middle of the 19th Century or began their official reports with state reports.
  2. (grammar) Being in that case or form of a noun which stands as the subject of a finite verb.
  3. Making a selection or nomination; choosing.
    • 2014, Eva Diaz, The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College
      To Duchamp, an artist's nominative act—the declaration itself regardless of the object—was itself the art. He could choose anything indifferent to, or even in spite of, its aesthetic merits.

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Noun[edit]

nominative (plural nominatives)

  1. The nominative case.
  2. A noun in the nominative case.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. feminine singular of nominatif

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. Feminine plural of adjective nominativo.

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nōminātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of nōminātīvus

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. feminine plural nominative of nominativ
  2. feminine plural accusative of nominativ
  3. neuter plural nominative of nominativ
  4. neuter plural accusative of nominativ

Noun[edit]

nominative n pl

  1. plural of nominativ