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connective

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adjective con·nec·tive \kə-ˈnek-tiv\

Definition of connective

  1. :  serving to connect

connectively

adverb


Circa 1660

First Known Use of connective

circa 1660


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connective

noun con·nec·tive

Simple Definition of connective

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of connective

  1. :  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

1751

First Known Use of connective

1751

Rhymes with connective

advective, affective, bijective, collective, convective, corrective, defective, deflective, detective, directive, effective, elective, ejective, infective, inflective, injective, invective, objective, perfective, perspective, projective, protective, reflective, respective, selective, subjective


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