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equative

adjective equat·ive \ (ˈ)ē¦kwātiv , ə̇ˈk- \

Definition of equative

1 : belonging to or constituting a degree of comparison (as in Welsh) that denotes an equal level of the quality, quantity, or relation expressed by the adjective or adverb compared
  • the equative degree
  • an equative form
2 of a grammatical case : denoting likeness or identity

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Origin and Etymology of equative

equate + -ive


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equative

noun \ " \

Definition of equative

plural -s
1 : the equative degree of comparison in a language : a form in the equative degree
2 : the equative case in a language : a form in the equative case

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