substantival

adjective
sub·​stan·​ti·​val | \ ˌsəb-stən-ˈtī-vəl How to pronounce substantival (audio) \

Definition of substantival

: of, relating to, or serving as a substantive

Other Words from substantival

substantivally \ ˌsəb-​stən-​ˈtī-​və-​lē How to pronounce substantivally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of substantival

1796, in the meaning defined above

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“Substantival.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/substantival. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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