Definition of 'nominative'
- the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
Synonyms: nominative case subject case
Antonyms: oblique oblique case
- serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb; "nominative noun endings"; "predicate nominative"
- named; bearing the name of a specific person; "nominative shares of stock"
- appointed by nomination