- Votive Vo"tive, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif.
Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a
vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. ``Votive
We reached a votive stone, that bears the name Of Aloys Reding. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]
Embellishments of flowers and votive garlands. --Motley. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.