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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Nominative  \Nom"i*na*tive\,  a.  [L.  nominativus  belonging  to  a 
  name  nominative.]  (Gram.) 
  Giving  a  name  naming;  designating;  --  said  of  that  case  or 
  form  of  a  noun  which  stands  as  the  subject  of  a  finite  verb 
  --  n.  The  nominative  case. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  (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" 
  2:  named  bearing  the  name  of  a  specific  person;  "nominative 
  shares  of  stock"  [syn:  {nominal}] 
  3:  appointed  by  nomination  [syn:  {nominated}] 
  n  :  the  category  of  nouns  serving  as  the  grammatical  subject  of 
  a  verb  [syn:  {nominative  case},  {subject  case}]  [ant:  {oblique}] 

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