Definition of Deverbative

1. Adjective. (context: grammar) Derived from a verb. ¹



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Definition of Deverbative

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deverbative

devenustate
devenustated
deverbal
deverbal noun
deverbalise
deverbalised
deverbalises
deverbalising
deverbalization
deverbalize
deverbalized
deverbalizes
deverbalizing
deverbally
deverbals
deverbative (current term)
deverbatives
devest
devested
devesting
devests
devexities
devexity
deviance
deviances
deviancies
deviancy
deviants
deviate

Literary usage of Deverbative

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1. The Clermont Runic Casket by Elis Wadstein (1900)
"Perhaps we here have a plural (cf. section VI, 20). erta I explain as a deverbative to Middle English ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Indo-Germanic Languages: A Concise Exposition by Karl Brugmann, Robert Seymour Conway, William Henry Denham Rouse (1895)
"These are (1) the distinction between Primitive or Primary verbs, and Derivative or Secondary verbs (Denominative or deverbative): (2) that between ..."

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