Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to take away or deprive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Having power, or tending, to take away.

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

  • noun A case of verbs in Finno-Ugric languages used to express the destination of movement, originally to the surface of something (e.g. climb a tree), and, by extension, in other figurative meanings as well (e.g. to university).
  • adjective Having power, or tending, to take away.

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