adjective Date: 1811 having ability to originate ; creativeoriginatively adverb

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  • Originative — O*rig i*na*tive, a. Having power, or tending, to originate, or bring into existence; originating. H. Bushnell. {O*rig i*na*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • originative — index causal, causative, constructive (creative), fertile, original (creative), prime (original …   Law dictionary

  • originative — originatively, adv. /euh rij euh nay tiv/, adj. having or characterized by the power of originating; creative. [1820 30; ORIGINATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • originative — adjective That originates; creative …   Wiktionary

  • originative — Synonyms and related words: behind the scenes, causal, causative, conceptive, conceptual, constitutive, constructive, creative, decisive, demiurgic, determinative, effectual, esemplastic, etiological, fecund, fertile, formative, generative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • originative — adj. creative; inventive; innovativeo rig·i·na·tive || É™ rɪdÊ’É™neɪtɪv / nÉ™tɪv …   English contemporary dictionary

  • originative — adj creative, imaginative. See original(def 3) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • originative — orig·i·na·tive …   English syllables

  • originative — o•rig•i•na•tive [[t]əˈrɪdʒ əˌneɪ tɪv[/t]] adj. having or characterized by the power of originating; creative • Etymology: 1820–30 o•rig′i•na tive•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • originative — /əˈrɪdʒəneɪtɪv/ (say uh rijuhnaytiv) adjective having or characterised by the power of originating; creative. –originatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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