[lok-uh-tiv] /ˈlɒk ə tɪv/ Grammar
(in certain inflected languages) noting a case whose distinctive function is to indicate place in or at which, as Latin domī “at home.”.
the locative case.
a word in that case.
(of a word or phrase) indicating place or direction
denoting a case of nouns, etc, that refers to the place at which the action described by the verb occurs
“grammatical case indicating place,” 1804, from Latin locus “place” (see locus) on model of Latin vocativus “vocative,” from vocatus, past participle of vocare “to call, summon.” As an adjective by 1816.
[loh-key-ter, loh-key-ter] /ˈloʊ keɪ tər, loʊˈkeɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who something. 2. a person who determines or establishes the boundaries of land or a mining claim. n. c.1600, of persons, from Latin locator, agent noun from locare (see locate). Of things which locate, from 1902. locator lo·ca·tor (lō’kā’tər) n. An instrument or apparatus […]
[loh-kuh-vawr, ‐vohr] /ˈloʊ kəˌvɔr, ‐ˌvoʊr/ noun 1. a person who makes an effort to eat food that is grown, raised, or produced locally, usually within 100 miles of home. noun a person who attempt to eat only foods grown locally Examples Locavores grow their own food or buy foodstuffs grown within their region. Word Origin […]
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[lok, lokh] /lɒk, lɒx/ noun, Scot. 1. a lake. 2. a partially landlocked or protected bay; a narrow arm of the sea. /lɒx; lɒk/ noun 1. a Scot word for lake1 2. Also called sea loch. a long narrow bay or arm of the sea in Scotland n. late 14c., from Gaelic loch “lake, narrow […]