Results for passive

Definitions of passive:

part of speech: adjective

Suffering: unresisting: not acting: ( gram.) expressing the suffering of an action.

part of speech: adjective

Not opposing or resisting; suffering without resistance; submissive; denoting that form of a verb in which the object of the active voice becomes the subject.

part of speech: adjective

Suffering without resisting; not acting but acted upon; as, a passive disposition; submissive; in grammar, indicating that form of the transitive verb which asserts that the subject is acted upon.

part of speech: adverb


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