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Definition of possessive:

  1. Having possession; in gram., denoting the genitive case in nouns; in Eng. gram., when one noun possesses another it is said to be in the possessive case, and terminates in the mark's, s, or.


dominant, antecedent, allophone, owned, genitive, possessive case, cleft sentence, the grass is (always) greener on the other side, complex, collocate, conditional, envious, allomorph, clutching, accusative, article, grammatical, jealous, frequentative, adjunct, deictic, genitive case, compound, feminine, begrudging, jealously, covetous, acquisitive, declarative, inflected, case, clause.

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