equative

equative

[ek-wuh-tiv] Grammar.
adjective
1.
belonging to or noting a degree of comparison of adjectives or adverbs that indicates an equality of the quality, quantity, etc., expressed by the adjective or adverb.
2.
noting a use of the verb be that equates one term with another in a sentence.
3.
noting or pertaining to a case indicating likeness or identity.
noun
4.
the equative degree of comparison.
5.
the equative case, or a form in this case.

equatively, adverb
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