Definition of the adjective Completive
What does Completive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Making complete.
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Verb Meaning and the Lexicon (2010)
by Gillian Ramchand
Completive complex predicates in Indic Pursuingtheresultativestructurefurtherintothecrosslinguisticjungle,wefinda systematic classof constructions in the Indo-Aryanlanguages whichare known as ' aspectual complex predicates'(Hook 1979 ...
The Generative Lexicon (1998)
by James Pustejovsky
Although devour is generally considered a manner specification of the verb eat, it carries a completive implicature that is absent from eat. Similar remarks hold for the other two pairs above: while drink is an activity, gulp carries the implicature ...
Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)
However, the principal distinction in finite verbal forms may be between completive and incompletive aspects (h ̆amt.u and maruˆ, respectively). Nonfinite forms are more nuanced and have stronger temporal connotations, distinguishing ...
Grammatical Categories and the Lexicon (1985)
by Timothy Shopen
incorporates a completive aspect, and study, which is steady-state. The semantically comparable verb teach has a lexicalization range ...
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)
Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos
Hebrew prophetic utterances normally employ a completive aspect to empha- size the certainty of a prophetic utterance, but it is not always clear whether the completive aspect refers to a future or past event. Translators from English into many ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2003)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
Furthermore, when an element of group structure can be filled by a single word, it can equally well, in many cases, be filled by a higher unit: for example, the completive to a preposition can be a single word (as in 'in cities'), but this can be ...
Advances in the Theory of the Lexicon (2006)
by Dieter Wunderlich
CISL cislocative CND conditional COLL collective CPL completive CST causative CTRL control d dual DECL declarative DEF definite DISTR distributive DU dual DUR durative EMPH emphatic epV epenthetic vowel ERG ergative EVID ...
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3L1E1T1I1V4E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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