"eventive" meaning in English

See eventive in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Adjective

Etymology: event + -ive Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|event|ive}} event + -ive Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} eventive (not comparable)
  1. (grammar) That denotes an event. Tags: not-comparable Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-eventive-en-adj-RkrKq~Ju Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms suffixed with -ive Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 54 46 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ive: 51 49 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Noun

Forms: eventives [plural]
Etymology: event + -ive Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|event|ive}} event + -ive Head templates: {{en-noun}} eventive (plural eventives)
  1. (grammar) A word or construct that denotes an event. Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-eventive-en-noun-BZ~6wzSV Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms suffixed with -ive Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 54 46 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -ive: 51 49 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for eventive meaning in English (2.5kB)

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