Bedeutung von "passive" Essential English Dictionary


adjective uk /ˈpæsɪv/

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 Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)