1. [ adjective ] appointed by nomination
Synonyms: nominated
Related terms: appointive
2. [ adjective ] named; bearing the name of a specific person
Synonyms: nominal

"nominative shares of stock"

Related terms: specified
3. [ adjective ] (grammar) serving as or indicating the subject of a verb and words identified with the subject of a copular verb

"nominative noun endings" "predicate nominative"

Related terms: grammar
4. [ noun ] (grammar) the category of nouns serving as the grammatical subject of a verb
Synonyms: subject_case nominative_case
Related terms: oblique case
Similar spelling:   nominate