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declarative

adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈkler-ə-tiv\

grammar : having the form of a statement rather than a question or a command

Full Definition of DECLARATIVE

:  making a declaration :  declaratory <a declarative sentence>
de·clar·a·tive·ly adverb

Examples of DECLARATIVE

  1. They went to school is a declarative sentence.

First Known Use of DECLARATIVE

1628

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

Rhymes with DECLARATIVE

DECLARATIVE Defined for Kids

declarative

adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈkler-ə-tiv\

Definition of DECLARATIVE for Kids

:  making a statement <a declarative sentence>
Medical Dictionary

declarative

adjective de·clar·a·tive \di-ˈklar-ət-iv, -ˈkler-\

Medical Definition of DECLARATIVE

:  being or comprising memory characterized by the conscious recall of facts and events—compare procedural

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