Variant of accusative
- Gram. designating, of, or in the case of the direct object of a finite verb: also sometimes used of the objective case in English
Origin: Middle English acusatif ; from Classical Latin accusativus ; from accusare, accuse: Classical Latin mistranslation (by Priscian) of Classical Greek grammatical term correctly rendered causativus, causative: the goal or end point of an action was origin, originally considered to be its cause
- the accusative case
- a word in this case
- accusatively adverb
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