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grammatical case

Definitions of grammatical case
  1. noun
    nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
    synonyms: case
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    nominative, nominative case, subject case
    the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
    oblique, oblique case
    any grammatical case other than the nominative
    accusative, accusative case, objective case
    the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb
    dative, dative case
    the category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb
    genitive, genitive case, possessive, possessive case
    the case expressing ownership
    vocative, vocative case
    the case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed
    ablative, ablative case
    the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb
    type of:
    grammatical category, syntactic category
    (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
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