DATIVE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Dative Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Removable, as distinguished from perpetual; -- said of an officer.
  2. (a.) Noting the case of a noun which expresses the remoter object, and is generally indicated in English by to or for with the objective.
  3. (a.) In ones gift; capable of being disposed of at will and pleasure, as an office.
  4. (n.) The dative case. See Dative, a., 1.
  5. (a.) Given by a magistrate, as distinguished from being cast upon a party by the law.


• Datively Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) As a gift.


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