Nominative definitions

nŏm'ə-nā'tĭv
The definition of nominative is a position that is filled by someone being chosen, or something that has a person's name on it.

An example of nominative is the position of U.S. president.

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Having or bearing a person's name.

Nominative shares.

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Of, relating to, or being the case of the subject of a finite verb (as I in I wrote the letter ) and of words identified with the subject of a copula, such as a predicate nominative (as children in These are his children ).
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Appointed to office.
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Nominated as a candidate for office.
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The nominative case.
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A word or form in the nominative case.
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Appointed or filled by appointment.
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Having the name of a person on it, as a stock certificate.
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Designating, of, or in the case of the subject of a finite verb.
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The nominative case.
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A word in this case.
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(grammar) Giving a name; naming; designating; — said of that case or form of a noun which stands as the subject of a finite verb.
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The nominative case.
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A noun in the nominative case.
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Origin of nominative

From Middle English nominatyf, either via Anglo-Norman nominatif or directly from Latin nōminatīvus (“pertaining to naming, nominative”)