relative pronoun love

relative pronoun

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pronoun that introduces a relative clause and has reference to an antecedent, as who in the child who is wearing a hat or that in the house that you live in.

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  • n. A pronoun that introduces a relative clause and refers to an antecedent. Some words that can be used as interrogative pronouns can alternatively be used as relative pronouns: what, which, who, whom, and whose. The other relative pronouns are whoever, whosoever, whomever, whatever, and that.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pronoun (as `that' or `which' or `who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent

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  • *afraid to check out telofy's library*

    October 2, 2008

  • I've got a whole book exclusively about the relative pronoun (in Latin)! *boast* ^^

    October 2, 2008