accusative


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accusative \Ac*cu"sa*tive\, a. [F. accusatif, L. accusativus (in
   sense 2), fr. accusare. See Accuse.]
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   1. Producing accusations; accusatory. "This hath been a very
      accusative age." --Sir E. Dering.
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   2. (Gram.) Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin
      and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on
      which the action or influence of a transitive verb
      terminates, or the immediate object of motion or tendency
      to, expressed by a preposition. It corresponds to the
      objective case in English.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accusative \Ac*cu"sa*tive\, n. (Gram.)
   The accusative case.
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