Meaning of agentive
Pronunciation: (ā'jun-tiv), [key]
— adj. Gram.
- pertaining to, or productive of, a form that indicates an agent or agency.
- (in case grammar) pertaining to the semantic role or case of a noun phrase that indicates the volitional or primary causer of the action expressed by a verb.
- an agentive word or suffix.
- the agentive case.