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ablative British & World English

Denoting a case (especially in Latin) of nouns and pronouns and words in grammatical agreement with them indicating an agent, instrument, or source, expressed by ‘by’, ‘with’, or ‘from’ in English

ablative New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

denoting a case indicating an agent, instrument, or source

ablative absolute British & World English

A construction in Latin which consists of a noun and participle or adjective in the ablative case and functions as a sentence adverb, for example Deo volente ‘God willing’