Meaning of denominative


Pronunciation: (di-nom'u-nā"tiv, -nu-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. conferring or constituting a distinctive designation or name.
  2. (esp. of verbs) formed from a noun, as English to man from the noun man.
  1. a denominative verb or other word.
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