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- n. The case used to indicate the subject—or agent—of a finite verb.
- n. The subject of a verb.
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- n. the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
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I beg the indulgence of Latinate readers, who will find some Latin words kept in the nominative case when vocative, dative, or other cases are in actual fact correct; and who will find family names, especially in the first half of the book, Anglicized in the plural.