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Webster 1913 Edition


Perfective

Per-fect′ive

(pẽr-fĕk′tĭv)
,
Adj.
1.
Tending or conducing to make perfect, or to bring to perfection; – usually followed by of.
“A perfective alteration.”
Fuller.
Actions
perfective
of their natures.
Ray.

Webster 1828 Edition


Perfective

PERFECT'IVE

,
Adj.
Conducing to make perfect or bring to perfection; followed by of.
Praise and adoration are actions perfective of the soul.

Definition 2021


perfective

perfective

English

Adjective

perfective

  1. (grammar) of, or relative to the perfect tense or perfective aspect.
  2. (obsolete) Tending to make perfect, or to bring to perfection.
    • Fuller
      A perfective alteration.
    • Ray
      Actions perfective of their natures.

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Noun

perfective (plural perfectives)

  1. (grammar) a perfective verb form

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French

Adjective

perfective

  1. feminine singular of perfectif