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Definition of Gerund

Gerund n. means: A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.

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Gerund n. means: A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.

Meaning of Gerund

Gerund (n.) means: A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.

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Gerundively (adv.): In the manner of a gerund; as, or in place of, a gerund.

Gerundive (a.): Pertaining to, or partaking of, the nature of the gerund; gerundial.

Gerund (n.): A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.

Gerundial (a.): Pertaining to, or resembling, a gerund; as, a gerundial use.

Gerund (n.): A verbal noun ending in -e, preceded by to and usually denoting purpose or end; -- called also the dative infinitive; as, "Ic haebbe mete to etanne" (I have meat to eat.) In Modern English the name has been applied to verbal or participal nouns in -ing denoting a transitive action; e. g., by throwing a stone.

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Meaning of Gerundively

Gerundively means: In the manner of a gerund; as, or in place of, a gerund.

Meaning of Gerundive

Gerundive means: Pertaining to, or partaking of, the nature of the gerund; gerundial.

Meaning of Gerund

Gerund means: A kind of verbal noun, having only the four oblique cases of the singular number, and governing cases like a participle.

Meaning of Gerundial

Gerundial means: Pertaining to, or resembling, a gerund; as, a gerundial use.

Meaning of Gerund

Gerund means: A verbal noun ending in -e, preceded by to and usually denoting purpose or end; -- called also the dative infinitive; as, "Ic haebbe mete to etanne" (I have meat to eat.) In Modern English the name has been applied to verbal or participal nouns in -ing denoting a transitive action; e. g., by throwing a stone.

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