factitive

factitive

[fak-ti-tiv]
adjective Grammar.
noting or pertaining to verbs that express the idea of making or rendering in a certain way and that take a direct object and an additional word or group of words indicating the result of the process, as made in They made him king.

Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin factitīvus, equivalent to factit- (stem of Latin factitāre to do often, practice, declare (someone) to be) + -īvus -ive

factitively, adverb
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factitive (ˈfæktɪtɪv)
 
adj
grammar denoting a verb taking a direct object as well as a noun in apposition, as for example elect in they elected John president, where John is the direct object and president is the complement
 
[C19: from New Latin factitīvus, from Latin factitāre to do frequently, from facere to do]
 
'factitively
 
adv

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