Definitions of accusative

  1. the category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The accusative case. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The case of a noun on which the action of a verb falls (in English, the objective). The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Case of the direct object in grammar. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. The case of the direct object; objective case. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. Producing accusations; accusatory. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on which the action or influence of a transitive verb terminates, or the immediate object of motion or tendency to, expressed by a preposition. It corresponds to the objective case in English. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Accusing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The name for the case in Latin which is called in English the objective; censuring. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for accusative

  1. That's right, too; definitions of time govern either the accusative or.... – The Red Room by August Strindberg