comitative

[ kom-i-tey-tiv, -tuh-tiv ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪˌteɪ tɪv, -tə tɪv /
Grammar

adjective

noting a case whose distinctive function is to indicate accompaniment.

noun

the comitative case.

Nearby words

  1. coming-out,
  2. comingle,
  3. comings and goings,
  4. comint,
  5. comintern,
  6. comitatus,
  7. comites,
  8. comitia,
  9. comitial,
  10. comity

Origin of comitative

1855–60; < Latin comitāt(us) retinue, escort (comit-, stem of comes companion (see comes) + -ātus -ate3) + -ive

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