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Adjective: nominative  nó-mi-nu-tiv
  1. Named; bearing the name of a specific person
    "nominative shares of stock";
    - nominal
  2. Appointed by nomination
    - nominated
  3. (grammar) serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb
    "nominative noun endings"; "predicate nominative"
Noun: nominative  nó-mi-nu-tiv
  1. The category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
    - nominative case, subject case

Derived forms: nominatives

See also: appointed, appointive, specified

Type of: case, grammatical case

Encyclopedia: Nominative