Definition of indicative noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈdɪkətɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdɪkətɪv//
jump to other results
the indicative [singular] (grammar) the form of a verb that states a fact In ‘Ben likes school’, the verb ‘like’ is in the indicative. Word Originlate Middle English: from French indicatif, -ive, from late Latin indicativus, from the verb indicare, from in- ‘towards’ + dicare ‘make known’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: indicative

Other results

All matches