adverb see distributive

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  • Distributively — Dis*trib u*tive*ly, adv. By distribution; singly; not collectively; in a distributive manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distributively — adverb 1. as individuals or as separate units (not collectively) taken distributively, their rights are imperceptible • Derived from adjective: ↑distributive 2. in a distributive manner marine vertebrates have their weight supported… …   Useful english dictionary

  • distributively — distributive ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the processes of distribution or things that are distributed. 2) Grammar (of a determiner or pronoun) referring to each individual of a class, not to the class collectively, e.g. each, either. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • distributively — See distributive. * * * …   Universalium

  • distributively — adverb In a distributive manner …   Wiktionary

  • distributively — adv. in a distributive way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distributively — dis·trib·u·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • distributive — distributively, adv. distributiveness, n. /di strib yeuh tiv/, adj. 1. serving to distribute, assign, allot, or divide; characterized by or pertaining to distribution. 2. Gram. referring to the members of a group individually, as the adjectives… …   Universalium

  • All and some — Some Some (s[u^]m), a. [OE. som, sum, AS. sum; akin to OS., OFries., & OHG. sum, OD. som, D. sommig, Icel. sumr, Dan. somme (pl.), Sw. somlige (pl.), Goth. sums, and E. same. [root]191. See {Same}, a., and cf. { some}.] 1. Consisting of a greater …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ana — A na ([=a] n[.a]), adv. [Gr. ana (used distributively).] (Med.) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), ? ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces. [1913 Webster] An apothecary with a . . . long bill of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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