Synonyms of optative
- 1. optative mood, optative, mood, mode, modality
- usage: a mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope; expressed in English by modal verbs
- 1. optative
- usage: indicating an option or wish
- 2. optative
- usage: relating to a mood of verbs in some languages; "optative verb endings"
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Definition and meaning of optative (Dictionary)