par·ti·tive adjective \ˈpär-tə-tiv\
: serving to part or divide into parts
a : of, relating to, or denoting a part <a partitive construction>
b : serving to indicate the whole of which a part is specified <partitive genitive>
— par·ti·tive·ly adverb
First Known Use of PARTITIVE
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up partitive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).