substitutive


sub·sti·tu·tive

adjective \ˈsəb-stə-ˌtü-tiv, -ˌtyü-\

Definition of SUBSTITUTIVE

:  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>

First Known Use of SUBSTITUTIVE

1668

Rhymes with SUBSTITUTIVE

sub·sti·tu·tive

adjective \ˈsəb-stə-ˌt(y)üt-iv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUBSTITUTIVE

: serving or suitable as a substitute <substitutive behavior>
sub·sti·tu·tive·ly adverb

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