Causative verb

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A causative verb is a verb that is used to describe causation.[1]

Common examples in English are get, have (sometimes), help, let and make. Bid, when it means “command” is also causative.

Certain causative verbs, namely bid, let and make license a bare infinitive rather than a to-infinitive. Help licenses either infinitive. Make licenses a bare infinitive in the active voice, but not in the passive voice.

See category:individual causative verbs

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