English Grammar: Resultative Adjective

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Definition:

A resultative adjective is an adjective that is placed postpositively (after the noun it modifies) and reflects a change that occurs by action of the verb on the noun. Hence result +ative.


He cooked the meat rare.
She painted the fence white.
She rinsed the glass clean.

See Also:

Comparative; Superlative; Predicative Adjective; Attributive Adjective 

Category:

Adjectives and Adverbs

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