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1. reflexive

adjective. ['rəˈflɛksɪv'] referring back to itself.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • willing

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Reflexive Verb

  • disturb
  • superb
  • reverb
  • perturb
  • blurb
  • serb
  • scherb
  • kerb
  • herb
  • curb
  • erbe

Example sentences of the word reflexive-verb


1. Noun Phrase
Roughly half of the activities should correspond to reflexive verb phrases.

2. Noun Phrase
The other half should show situations where you would not use a reflexive verb.

2. reflexive

adjective. ['rəˈflɛksɪv'] without volition or conscious control.

Synonyms

  • automatic
  • reflex

Antonyms

  • nonmechanical
  • manual
  • prospective

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

3. reflexive

noun. ['rəˈflɛksɪv'] a personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent.

Synonyms

  • personal pronoun

Antonyms

  • precocious
  • bold

Etymology

  • reflexivus (Latin)
  • reflexus (Latin)

4. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • major form class
  • phrasal verb
  • intransitive verb
  • transitive verb form
  • participial
  • auxiliary verb
  • intransitive
  • participle
  • transitive verb
  • transitive
  • infinitive
  • intransitive verb form

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)

5. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence.

Synonyms

  • open-class word
  • frequentative
  • reflexive verb
  • copula
  • content word
  • linking verb

Antonyms

  • disjunctive

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)
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