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Meaning of PERFECTIVE

Pronunciation:  pur'fektiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the aspect of a verb that expresses a completed completed action
  2. [n]  a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
 

PERFECTIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: perfect, perfect tense, perfective aspect, perfective tense
 
 See Also: aspect, future perfect, future perfect tense, past perfect, past perfect tense, pluferfect tense, pluperfect, present perfect, present perfect tense, tense

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*fect"ive\, a.
Tending or conducing to make perfect, or to bring to
perfection; -- usually followed by of. ``A perfective
alteration.'' --Fuller.

      Actions perfective of their natures.     --Ray.

 

 

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