Denotive
Denotive De*not"ive, a. Serving to denote. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • denotive — /di noh tiv/, adj. used or serving to denote; denotative. [1820 30; DENOTE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • denotive — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Serving to designate or indicate: denotative, designative, designatory, exhibitive, exhibitory, indicative, indicatory. See SHOW …   English dictionary for students

  • denotive — adj. indicative, serving as a sign …   English contemporary dictionary

  • denotive — de·no·tive …   English syllables

  • denotive — adjective having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming • Syn: ↑denotative • Ant: ↑connotative (for: ↑denotative) • Similar to: ↑appellative, ↑n …   Useful english dictionary

  • denotative — adjective 1. having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming • Syn: ↑denotive • Ant: ↑connotative • Similar to: ↑appellative, ↑naming, ↑designative, ↑extensional …   Useful english dictionary

  • expressed — adj. 1. Communicated in words. Syn: uttered, verbalized. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Precisely and clearly expressed, leaving nothing to implication. Opposite of {implicit}. [Narrower terms: {graphic}] Also See: {definite}, {denotative}, {denotive}, {overt} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graphic — expressed expressed adj. 1. Communicated in words. Syn: uttered, verbalized. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Precisely and clearly expressed, leaving nothing to implication. Opposite of {implicit}. [Narrower terms: {graphic}] Also See: {definite}, {denotative} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor — (SLPI) is a highly cationic single chain protein with eight intramolecular disulfide bonds. It is found in large quantities in bronchial, cervical, and nasal mucosa, saliva, and seminal fluids. SLPI inhibits human leukocyte elastase, human… …   Wikipedia

  • indicative — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. characteristic, significatory, connotative, suggestive; see characteristic , symbolic . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Serving to designate or indicate: denotative, denotive, designative, designatory, exhibitive,… …   English dictionary for students

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