factitive: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fak'ti-tiv), [key]
— adj. Gram.
  1. noting or pertaining to verbs that express the idea of making or rendering in a certain way and that take a direct object and an additional word or group of words indicating the result of the process, as made in They made him king.
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