denominative

denominative

[dih-nom-uh-ney-tiv, -nuh-tiv]
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:
1580–90; < Late Latin dēnōminātīvus, equivalent to dēnōmināt(us) (see denominate) + -īvus -ive

denominatively [dih-nom-uh-ney-tiv-lee, -nuh-tiv-] , adverb
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denominative (dɪˈnɒmɪnətɪv)
 
adj
1.  giving or constituting a name; naming
2.  grammar
 a.  (of a word other than a noun) formed from or having the same form as a noun
 b.  (as noun): the verb "to mushroom" is a denominative
 
de'nominatively
 
adv

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