Definition of factitive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

factitive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈfæktət̮ɪv//
 
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(of verbs) followed by a direct object and a complement. Factitive verbs describe a situation where there is a result to the action. InI painted it redandthey made her captain,paintedandmadeare factitive.
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