• (British) IPA: /əˈkjuːzətɪv/
  • (America) enPR: əkū'zətĭv, IPA: /əˈkjuzətɪv/


  1. Producing accusations; in a manner that reflects a finding of fault or blame
    Synonyms: accusatory, accusatorial
    • This hath been a very accusative age.
  2. (grammar) Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin, Lithuanian and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on which the action or influence of a transitive verb has its limited influence. Other parts of speech, including secondary or predicate direct objects, will also influence a sentence’s construction. In German the case used for direct objects.
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accusative (plural accusatives)

  1. (grammar) The accusative case.
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