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substitutive

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adjective sub·sti·tu·tive \ˈsəb-stə-ˌtü-tiv, -ˌtyü-\

Definition of substitutive

  1. :  serving or suitable as a substitute

sub·sti·tu·tive·ly adverb


Examples of substitutive

  1. <his recent religious fanaticism is only the latest substitutive addiction of a person with an addictive personality>



1668

First Known Use of substitutive

1668

Rhymes with substitutive


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substitutive

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adjective sub·sti·tu·tive \ˈsəb-stə-ˌt(y)üt-iv\

Medical Definition of substitutive

  1. :  serving or suitable as a substitute <substitutive behavior>

  2. sub·sti·tu·tive·ly adverb




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