The definition of causative is something or someone that produces an effect or expresses an effect.(adjective)
An example of something causative is the pushing of one domino to make a whole line of them fall.
Causative is defined as a word, typically a verb, that has the meaning of causing something to happen.(noun)
An example of a causative is the word "enable," which means that a person helps to cause something to happen.
See causative in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr causatif < L causativus
See causative in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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