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accusative British & World English

(In Latin, Greek, German, and some other languages) denoting a case of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives which expresses the object of an action or the goal of motion

accusative case British & World English

(In ancient Greek, Latin, German, and other inflected languages) a case of nouns and pronouns, and of words in grammatical agreement with them, the typical function of which is to express the direct object of a transitive verb or direction towards something; (also occasionally) (in uninflected languages) the object of a transitive verb.

dative-accusative British & World English

A form having the functions of both the dative and the accusative case.

accusative absolute British & World English

(In ancient Greek) such a construction involving the participle of an impersonal verb, equivalent to the genitive absolute.