predicate nominative

noun

Definition of predicate nominative

: a noun or pronoun in the nominative or common case completing the meaning of a copula

First Known Use of predicate nominative

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Predicate nominative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predicate%20nominative. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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