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Synonym of Optative

WordNet 2.0
optative

Noun
1. a mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope; expressed in English by modal verbs
(synonym) optative mood
(hypernym) mood, mode, modality
(classification) Sanskrit, Sanskritic language
(classification) Greece, Hellenic Republic, Ellas

Adjective
1. indicating an option or wish
(pertainym) option, alternative, choice
2. relating to a mood of verbs in some languages; "optative verb endings"
(pertainym) optative mood
(classification) grammar

  
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