Definition of Pluperfect. Meaning of Pluperfect. Synonyms of Pluperfect

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Definition of Pluperfect

Pluperfect
Pluperfect Plu"per`fect, a. [L. plus more + perfectus perfect; cf. F. plus-que-parfait, L. plusquamperfectum.] More than perfect; past perfect; -- said of the tense which denotes that an action or event was completed at or before the time of another past action or event. -- n. The pluperfect tense; also, a verb in the pluperfect tense.
pluperfect
Preterpluperfect Pre`ter*plu"per`fect, a. & n. [Pref. preter- + pluperfect.] (Gram.) Old name of the tense also called pluperfect.

Meaning of Pluperfect from wikipedia

- The pluperfect (shortening of plusquamperfect), usually called past perfect in English, is a type of verb form, generally treated as a grammatical tense...
- " Perfect and pluperfect subjunctives The perfect and pluperfect subjunctives are formed much like the indicative perfect and pluperfect, except the auxiliary...
- In number theory, a narcissistic number (also known as a pluperfect digital invariant (PPDI), an Armstrong number (after Michael F. Armstrong) or a plus...
- imperfect) and three perfect tenses (the perfect, ****ure perfect, and pluperfect). In technical language, the first three tenses are known as the īnfectum...
- imperfect, and pluperfect) is matched by a corresponding series of perfect tenses (perfect simple, perfect continuous, and perfect pluperfect — the last of...
- progressive or past perfect continuous (also known as the pluperfect progressive or pluperfect continuous) combines perfect progressive aspect with past...
- aorist, imperfect, and pluperfect, but not to any of the other forms of the aorist (no other forms of the imperfect and pluperfect exist). The two kinds...
- forms for tenses, aspects, and/or moods — present, preterite, imperfect, pluperfect, ****ure, and conditional. Three (or four) moods—indicative, subjunctive...
- imperfect, ****ure, aorist (the equivalent of past simple), perfect, pluperfect, and ****ure perfect. (The last two, especially the ****ure perfect, are...
- and "did something" (the preterite use). Other related forms are the pluperfect, denoting an event prior to a past time of reference, and the ****ure perfect...