Resultative Adjective 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 


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