from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing means, as Finnish puhumalla “by speaking, while speaking.”
- noun The adessive case.
- noun A word in the adessive case.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In grammar, a syntactic case expressing position at some spot or locality.
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- adjective grammar of or relating to the grammatical
casethat in some languages indicates adjacent location.
- noun grammar the
adessive case, or a word in that case.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Latin adesse, to be present : ad-, ad- + esse, to be; see es- in Indo-European roots.]
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