denominative Definition

  • 1having the function of indicating the name or title of a person or thing
  • 2derived from a proper noun, especially a place-name

Using denominative: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "denominative" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The word 'London' is a denominative adjective in the sentence 'London fog is famous.'

  • Example

    The denominative noun 'American' is derived from the proper noun 'America.'

denominative Synonyms and Antonyms


Summary: denominative in Brief

The term 'denominative' [dɪˈnɒmɪnətɪv] refers to words that indicate the name or title of a person or thing, or are derived from proper nouns, especially place-names. Examples include 'London' in 'London fog is famous,' and 'American' derived from 'America.'