Definition of Inchoative. Meaning of Inchoative. Synonyms of Inchoative

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Definition of Inchoative

inchoative
Inceptive In*cep"tive, a. Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; -- called also inchoative. -- In*cep"tive*ly, adv.
Inchoative
Inchoative In*cho"a*tive (?; 277), a. [L. inchoativus, incohativus: cf. F. inchoatif.] Expressing or pertaining to a beginning; inceptive; as, an inchoative verb. ``Some inchoative or imperfect rays.' --W. Montagu. -- n. An inchoative verb. See Inceptive.

Meaning of Inchoative from wikipedia

- tenses to form past inchoative, frequentative past inchoative and ****ure inchoative, all used in Lithuanian. In Russian, inchoatives are regularly derived...
- An inchoative verb, sometimes called an "inceptive" verb, shows a process of beginning or becoming. Productive inchoative affixes exist in several languages...
- structure.) There are two types of change-of-state predicates: inchoative and causative. Inchoative verbs are intransitive, meaning that they occur without a...
- An inchoate offense, preliminary crime, inchoate crime or incomplete crime is a crime of preparing for or s****ing to commit another crime. The most common...
- express the entrance into a state. This is called inchoative aspect. The simple past is sometimes inchoative. For example, the present-tense verb in the sentence...
- languages to use a reflexive marker to signal the inchoative member of an alternating pair of verbs. Inchoative verbs in German are marked either by the reflexive...
- has brought into the hotel (also referred to as an innkeeper's lien). inchoate lien—a lien that may be defeated if the relevant judgment is vacated or...
- ****ure perfect (būsiu nešęs) past inchoative (buvau benešąs), past iterative inchoative (būdavau benešąs), ****ure inchoative (būsiu benešąs) The indirect mood...
- get (inchoative) "Tom got angry." go "The man went crazy;" "Tom went bald;" "the food went bad;" "the mistake went unnoticed" grow (inchoative) "Tom...
- etymology as a back-formation from the old and well-established word "inchoate" that dates from 1534, meaning "in process of formation". Because the prefix...