Non-causative



[kaw-zuh-tiv] /ˈkɔ zə tɪv/

adjective
1.
acting as a ; producing (often followed by of):
a causative agency; an event causative of war.
2.
Grammar. noting . The causative form of to fall is to fell. Gothic -jan is a causative suffix in fulljan “to cause to be full; to fill.”.
noun
3.
Grammar. a word, especially a verb, noting , as made in He made me eat the apple.
/ˈkɔːzətɪv/
adjective
1.
(grammar) relating to a form or class of verbs, such as persuade, that express causation
2.
(often postpositive) and foll by of. producing an effect
noun
3.
the causative form or class of verbs
adj.

early 15c. (as a noun), from French causatif, from Latin causativus, from causa (see cause (n.)).

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