copulative

Definitions of copulative
  1. noun
    an equating verb (such as `be' or `become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
    synonyms: copula, linking verb
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    type of:
    verb
    a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence
  2. adjective
    syntactically connecting sentences or elements of a sentence
    “`and' is a copulative conjunction”
    Synonyms:
    conjunctive
    serving or tending to connect
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