Definitions for datively

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

da•tiveˈdeɪ tɪv(adj.)

  1. of or designating a grammatical case that typically indicates the indirect object of a verb or the object of certain prepositions.

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  2. (n.)the dative case.

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  3. a word or other form in the dative case.

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Origin of dative:

1400–50; datif < L datīvus (casus) dative (case) <dat(us) given (see date1)



  1. datively(Adverb)

    As a gift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Datively(adverb)

    as a gift


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