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deverbative

[dee-vur-buh-tiv]Grammar
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adjective
  1. (especially of nouns) derived from a verb, as the noun driver from the verb drive.
  2. indicating derivation from a verb, as the suffix -er in driver or -ment in development.
noun
  1. a deverbative word.

Origin of deverbative

1910–15; de- + verb + -ative, by analogy with denominative
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