substantival

adjective

sub·​stan·​ti·​val ˌsəb-stən-ˈtī-vəl How to pronounce substantival (audio)
: of, relating to, or serving as a substantive
substantivally adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of substantival was in 1796

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Cite this Entry

“Substantival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/substantival. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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