- belonging to or noting a degree of comparison of adjectives or adverbs that indicates an equality of the quality, quantity, etc., expressed by the adjective or adverb.
- noting a use of the verb be that equates one term with another in a sentence.
- noting or pertaining to a case indicating likeness or identity.
- the equative degree of comparison.
- the equative case, or a form in this case.
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