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Adjective: accusative  u'kyoo-zu-tiv
  1. Containing or expressing accusation
    "an accusative forefinger";
    - accusatory, accusing, accusive
  2. (grammar) serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes
    "accusative endings";
    - objective
Noun: accusative  u'kyoo-zu-tiv
  1. The case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    - accusative case, objective case

Derived forms: accusatives

See also: inculpative [archaic], inculpatory [archaic]

Type of: oblique, oblique case

Encyclopedia: Accusative