What does the word nominative mean?

Usage examples for nominative

  1. The Greek takes sadai as breasts and nominative to the verb: Do the breasts of the rock give out? – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  2. This was a more highly educated person than Nicholas, thought the visitor, remarking the use of the nominative scorned of the Prince. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  3. 12. " In English therefore names have two cases only, the nominative or simple name, and the possessive." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown