agentive

[ey-juhn-tiv]
adjective Grammar.
1.
pertaining to, or productive of, a form that indicates an agent or agency.
2.
(in case grammar) pertaining to the semantic role or case of a noun phrase that indicates the volitional or primary causer of the action expressed by a verb.
noun
3.
an agentive word or suffix.
4.
the agentive case.

Origin:
agent + -ive

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agentive or grammar agential (ˈeɪdʒəntɪv, eɪˈdʒɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  (in some inflected languages) denoting a case of nouns, etc, indicating the agent described by the verb
2.  (of a speech element) indicating agency: ``-er'' in ``worker'' is an agentive suffix
 
n
3.  a.  the agentive case
 b.  a word or element in the agentive case
 
agential or grammar agential
 
adj
 
n

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