Definitions for "Dative"
Keywords:  indirect, verb, threw, noun, case
Noting the case of a noun which expresses the remoter object, and is generally indicated in English by to or for with the objective.
The dative case. See Dative, a., 1.
the case used to indicate indirect object; reference; after certain compound and other verbs She threw the ball to me.
In one's gift; capable of being disposed of at will and pleasure, as an office.
Removable, as distinguished from perpetual; -- said of an officer.
Given by a magistrate, as distinguished from being cast upon a party by the law.