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Meaning of DURATIVE

Pronunciation:  'dûrutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the aspect of a verb that expresses its duration
 

DURATIVE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: durative aspect
 
 See Also: aspect, imperfective, imperfective aspect, progressive aspect

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dur"a*tive\, a.
Continuing; not completed; implying duration.

      Its durative tense, which expresses the thought of it
      as going on.                             --J. Byrne.

 

 

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