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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



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