# distributive

## adjective

dis·trib·u·tive
di-ˈstri-byü-tiv
-byə-

1

**:**of or relating to distribution: such as

a

**:**dealing a proper share to each of a group

b

**:**diffusing more or less evenly

2

**:**referring singly and without exception to the members of a group

*each, either*, and

*none*are distributive

3

a

**:**being an operation (such as multiplication in

*a(b*+

*c) = ab*+

*ac*) that produces the same result when operating on the whole mathematical expression as when operating on each part and collecting the results

b

**:**being or relating to a rule or property concerning a distributive operation

the distributive property of multiplication with respect to addition

distributively
adverb

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Merriam-Webster unabridged
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