denominative
adjective Etymology: Latin de from + nomin-, nomen name Date: circa 1783 derived from a noun or adjective • denominative noun

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  • Denominative — De*nom i*na tive, a. [Cf. F. d[ e]nominatif.] 1. Conferring a denomination or name. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Connotative; as, a denominative name. [1913 Webster] 3. Possessing, or capable of possessing, a distinct denomination or designation;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Denominative — De*nom i*na tive, n. A denominative name or term; denominative verb. Jer. Taylor. Harkness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denominative — [dē näm′ə nāt΄iv, dē näm′ənə tiv; dinäm′ə nāt΄iv, di näm′ə nə tiv] adj. [LL denominativus] 1. denominating; naming 2. Gram. formed from a noun or adjective [“to eye” is a denominative verb] n. a denominative word, esp. a verb …   English World dictionary

  • denominative — early 15c., in name only, from L.L. denominativus, from L. denominatus (see DENOMINATE (Cf. denominate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • denominative — Статья 1. (постноминальный, отыменный | postnominal | postnominal | postnominal | postnominale, denominale) Так называется (в противовес поствербальному – см.) слово отыменного (см.) типа, т.е. производное от именной основы – от основы… …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • denominative — denominatively /di nom euh nay tiv lee, neuh tiv /, adv. /di nom euh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. 1. conferring or constituting a distinctive designation or name. 2. Gram. (esp. of verbs) formed from a noun, as English to man from the noun man. n. 3 …   Universalium

  • dénominative — ● dénominatif, dénominative adjectif (bas latin denominativus, dérivé) dénominatif nom masculin (bas latin denominativus, dérivé) Se dit d un mot formé à partir d un nom (par exemple numéroter, de « numéro ») …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • denominative — adj. naming; denoting a word derived from a noun or adjective (Grammar) n. denominative word (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denominative — de•nom•i•na•tive [[t]dɪˈnɒm əˌneɪ tɪv, nə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) conferring or constituting a distinctive designation or name 2) gram. (esp. of verbs) formed from a noun, as English to man from the noun man[/ex] 3) gram. a denominative verb or other… …   From formal English to slang

  • denominative — /dəˈnɒmənətɪv/ (say duh nomuhnuhtiv) adjective 1. conferring or constituting a distinctive denomination or name. 2. Grammar (especially of verbs) formed from a noun, as English to network from the noun network. –noun 3. Grammar a denominative… …   Australian English dictionary

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