durative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or becoming the spoken aspect that expresses action continuing unbroken for a period of time.
    • Of or related to length.
    • durable
    • Of or regarding the element of a verb that expresses continuing action; continuative
    • Continuing; perhaps not completed; implying extent.
    • Of, pertaining to, or becoming the verbal aspect that conveys activity continuing unbroken for a period of time.
    • Of or with respect to timeframe.
    • lasting
    • Of or related to the part of a verb that expresses continuing activity; continuative
    • Continuing; not finished; implying length.
  • noun:
    • The durative aspect.
    • A durative verb or verb kind.
    • This aspect, or a verb inside aspect; A continuative.
    • the element of a verb that expresses its period
    • The durative aspect.
    • A durative verb or verb kind.
    • This aspect, or a verb inside aspect; A continuative.
    • the part of a verb that conveys its duration
  • others:
    • In philology, that expresses or acts to express continued or continuing action: as, to ‘sit’ also to ‘strike’ tend to be durative verbs, while to ‘strike straight down’ and ‘sit straight down’ tend to be perfective verbs and show completed action.
    • In philology, that expresses or serves to state continued or continuing action: because, to ‘sit’ also to ‘strike’ are durative verbs, while to ‘strike straight down’ and also to ‘sit down’ tend to be perfective verbs and show finished action.

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