"factitive" Definition

  1. a. Causing; causative.
  2. a. Pertaining to that relation which is proper when the act, as of a transitive verb, is not merely received by an object, but produces some change in the object, as when we say, He made the water wine.

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Position in dictionary: 36443 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "factitive": 1
Words that end with "factitive": 1
Words that contain "factitive": 1
Next words in dictionary: factive, facto, factor, factorage, factored, factoress, factorial, factories, factoring, factorize
Previous words in dictionary: factitious, factious, factionist, factioner, factionary, faction, facta, fact, facsimiles, facsimile

English Dictionary Definition of factitive

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