de|verb|a|tive

de|verb|a|tive
de|verb|a|tive «dih VUR buh tihv», noun, adjective.
–n.
a word formed on or derived from a verb. The nouns engraver and engraving are deverbatives.
–adj.
derived from or formed on a verb: »

a deverbative word, a deverbative ending.


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