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elative

adjective ela·tive \ˈēlətiv, ˈel-\

Definition of elative

of a grammatical case

  1. :  denoting motion away from

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Origin and Etymology of elative

Latin elatus + English -ive


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elative

noun ela·tive \"\

Definition of elative

plural

-s

  1. 1 linguistics :  the absolute superlative

  2. 2 [1elative] a :  the elative case of a language b :  a form in the elative case

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Origin and Etymology of elative

Latin elatus + English -ive


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