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1connective

adjective con·nec·tive \kə-ˈnek-tiv\

Definition of CONNECTIVE

:  serving to connect
con·nec·tive·ly adverb

First Known Use of CONNECTIVE

circa 1660

2connective

noun

grammar : a word (such as and ) that connects words or groups of words

Full Definition of CONNECTIVE

:  something that connects: as
a :  a linguistic form that connects words or word groups
b :  a logical term (as or, if-then, and, not) or a symbol for it that relates propositions in such a way that the truth or falsity of the resulting statement is determined by the truth or falsity of the components

First Known Use of CONNECTIVE

1751

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