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Dative

noun
1.
The category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb.  Synonym: dative case.



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"Dative" Quotes from Famous Books



... dative for the nominative, I would have crossed his loof with a tight leathern strap, Mr. Saddletree; there is not a boy on the booby form but should have been scourged for such a solecism ...
— The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Dative" :   oblique case, oblique



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