Of or relating to a transitive verb that denotes the giving of a new character or status and that can take an object complement indicating that character or status, such as make in That makes me angry, or elect in We elected him Treasurer.
[New Latin factitīvus, from Latin factitāre, to do, practice, frequentative of facere, to do; see dhē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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