nominative : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
- a serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb
nominative noun endings
- s named; bearing the name of a specific person
nominative shares of stock
- s appointed by nomination
- The British weekly New Scientist has touched on this, exploring what is known as nominative determinism--the common case of people whose names echo their jobs.
- They're subjects (or in one case, arguably, a predicate nominative), not objects.
- For a couple of years it worked: the Kurds held their first ever democratic elections and set up a parliament in their nominative capital of Erbil.
News & Articles
- A Word, Please: While away the time with this lesson
Making good grammar decisions usually requires very little grammar. If the sentence Whom are you? sounds wrong, it probably is. You don t need to know why. You need never have heard the term predicate nominative or even object pronoun. Call it grammar autopilot.
Feb. 1, 2014 - The Glendale News-Press