relative pronoun love

relative pronoun


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun grammar 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.

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


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

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

    October 2, 2008

  • *afraid to check out telofy's library*

    October 2, 2008