substantiative
adjective see substantiate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • substantiative — adj. (Grammar) functioning as a noun; essential; real; having practical value; of a considerable amount …   English contemporary dictionary

  • substantiative — sub·stan·ti·a·tive …   English syllables

  • substantiative — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • confirmative — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑substantiative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • confirmatory — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑substantiative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • confirming — adjective 1. indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen a positive pregnancy test • Syn: ↑positive • Ant: ↑negative (for: ↑positive) • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corroborative — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑substantiative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corroboratory — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroborative, ↑substantiating, ↑substantiative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • substantiating — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiative, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • validating — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑confirmatory, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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