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denominative

[dih-nom-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv] /dɪˈnɒm əˌneɪ tɪv, -nə tɪv/
adjective
1.
conferring or constituting a distinctive designation or name.
2.
Grammar. (especially of verbs) formed from a noun, as English to man from the noun man.
noun
3.
Grammar. a denominative verb or other word.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Late Latin dēnōminātīvus, equivalent to dēnōmināt(us) (see denominate) + -īvus -ive
Related forms
denominatively
[dih-nom-uh-ney-tiv-lee, -nuh-tiv-] /dɪˈnɒm əˌneɪ tɪv li, -nə tɪv-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for de-nominative

denominative

/dɪˈnɒmɪnətɪv/
adjective
1.
giving or constituting a name; naming
2.
(grammar)
  1. (of a word other than a noun) formed from or having the same form as a noun
  2. (as noun): the verb "to mushroom" is a denominative
Derived Forms
denominatively, adverb
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Word Origin and History for de-nominative

denominative

adj.

early 15c., "in name only," from Late Latin denominativus, from Latin denominatus (see denominate).

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