Examples from the Web for appositive
To set off an appositive noun or an appositive adjective, with its modifiers.An Advanced English Grammar with Exercises|George Lyman Kittredge
Here wild bells is merely an appositive of the subject, ye, which is understood in No. 19B.Why We Punctuate|William Livingston Klein
Because of this similarity, it is sometimes called an appositive relative clause.
Write five sentences illustrating the use of the comma to set off an appositive.
To distinguish an appositive clause from a restrictive clause, the former is called a non-restrictive clause.
British Dictionary definitions for appositive
- standing in apposition
- another word for nonrestrictive