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accusative (əkyōō´zətĬv´) [Lat.,=accusing], in grammar of some languages, such as Latin, the case typically meaning that the noun refers to the entity directly affected by an action. The term is used for similar, but often not identical, features in the grammar of other languages. Thus in the English sentence "He helped him," him is in the accusative (or, as it is sometimes called, objective) case, he in the nominative.

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accusative

ac·cu·sa·tive / əˈkyoōzətiv/ Gram. • adj. relating to or denoting a case of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives that expresses the object of an action or the goal of motion. • n. a word in the accusative case. ∎  (the accusative) the accusative case.

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accusative

accusative (gram.) case expressing chiefly destination or the goal of motion. XV. — (O)F. accusatif or L. accūsātīvus (sc. cāsus case), f. pp. stem of accūsāre ACCUSE. L. cāsus accūsātīvus renders Gr. ptôsis aitiātikḗ case of accusing.

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accuse

ac·cuse / əˈkyoōz/ • v. charge (someone) with an offense or crime: accused of murder. ∎  claim that (someone) has done something wrong. DERIVATIVES: ac·cus·er n.

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accuse

accuse XIII. — OF. acuser, (also mod.) accuser :- L. accūsāre, f. AC- + causa CAUSE.
So accusation XIV.

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