allative definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing motion toward a place, as Finnish stadionille “to the stadium.”noun
- The allative case.
- A word in the allative case.
Origin: New Latin allātīvus, from Latin allātus, past participle of afferre, to bring toward : ad-, ad- + lātus, carried; see telə- in Indo-European roots.