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agentive


adjective Grammar.

  1. pertaining to, or productive of, a form that indicates an agent or agency.
  2. (in case grammar) pertaining to the semantic role or case of a noun phrase that indicates the volitional or primary causer of the action expressed by a verb.

noun

  1. an agentive word or suffix.
  2. the agentive case.

adjective

  1. (in some inflected languages) denoting a case of nouns, etc, indicating the agent described by the verb
  2. (of a speech element) indicating agency“-er” in “worker” is an agentive suffix

noun

    1. the agentive case
    2. a word or element in the agentive case

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