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 (or plusquamperfect) is a type of verb form, generally treated as one of the tenses in certain languages, used to refer to an action at...
- In recreational number theory, a narcissistic number (also known as a pluperfect digital invariant (PPDI), an Armstrong number (after Michael F. Armstrong)...
- from the pluperfect subjunctive of Vulgar Latin and the "-ra" from the pluperfect indicative, combining to overtake the previous pluperfect subjunctive...
- 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...
- cl****ical Latin sum and eram are used as auxiliary verbs in the perfect and pluperfect p****ive, which are compound tenses. Medieval Latin might use fui and fueram...
- forms for tenses, aspects, and/or moods — present, preterite, imperfect, pluperfect, ****ure, and conditional. Three (or four) moods—indicative, subjunctive...
- different verb forms or constructions which manifest relative tense, such as pluperfect ("past-in-the-past") and "****ure-in-the-past". Expressions of tense are...
- additional tenses. For example, the Rigveda includes perfect and a marginal pluperfect. Cl****ical Sanskrit simplifies the "present" system down to two tenses...
- imperfect, ****ure , aorist (the equivalent of past simple), perfect, pluperfect, and ****ure perfect. (The last two, especially the ****ure perfect, are...
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