Bedeutung von "passive" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


adjective us /ˈpæs·ɪv/

B1 In grammar, a passive verb or sentence is one in which the subject does not do the action. For example “It was written by a child” is a passive sentence.

letting things happen to you and not taking action:

He’s very passive in the relationship.

(Definition von "passive" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)