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Definition of 'accusative'


  1. the category of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
       Synonyms: accusative case objective case


  1. containing or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"
       Synonyms: accusatory accusing accusive
  2. serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes; "objective case"; "accusative endings"
       Synonyms: objective

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