Definición de completive en inglés:
A word or morpheme which adds a sense of completeness to a word or phrase (e.g. in the phrase break up, up is a completive).
- Particles are added, usually as completives and intensives, to two and three-syllable verbs of Latin origin: contract out, divide off/up, level off, measure off/out, select out, separate off/out.
- Google has 29,900,000 pages in which ‘completed’ occurs, and only one example of ‘completed it up’ in the completive sense, from a knitting site.
Definición de completive en:
- Inglés de EE.UU. dictionary
¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan