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

  

indicative

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BrE BrE//ɪnˈdɪkətɪv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdɪkətɪv//
 
 
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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 Origin late Middle English: from French indicatif, -ive, from late Latin indicativus, from the verb indicare, from in- ‘towards’ + dicare ‘make known’.
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