transumptive

adjective
tran·​sump·​tive | \ -(p)tiv\

Definition of transumptive

: of, relating to, or characterized by the transfer or substitution of terms : metaphorical the transumptive power of poetry— R. P. Blackmur

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History and Etymology for transumptive

Latin transumptivus, from transumptus + -ivus -ive

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