adjective Date: 1668 serving or suitable as a substitute • substitutively adverb

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  • Substitutive — Sub sti*tu tive, a. [Cf. F. substitutif, L. substitutivus conditional.] Tending to afford or furnish a substitute; making substitution; capable of being substituted. Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • substitutive — index convertible, disjunctive (alternative) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • substitutive — [sub′stə to͞ot΄iv, sub′tyo͞ot΄iv] adj. [LL substitutivus] 1. of or having to do with substitution 2. being or capable of being a substitute substitutively adv …   English World dictionary

  • substitutive — ● substitutif, substitutive adjectif Formation substitutive, processus de formation des symptômes propres aux psychonévroses en tant qu ils viennent à la place du procès pulsionnel par la voie du refoulement et du retour du refoulé. ● substitutif …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • substitutive — sub·sti·tu·tive səb stə .t(y)üt iv adj serving or suitable as a substitute <substitutive behavior> sub·sti·tu·tive·ly adv * * * sub·sti·tu·tive (sub″tĭ tooґtiv) bringing about a change or substitution …   Medical dictionary

  • substitutive — substitute ► NOUN 1) a person or thing acting or serving in place of another. 2) a sports player eligible to replace another after a match has begun. ► VERB 1) use, add, or serve in place of. 2) replace with another. 3) replace (a sports player)… …   English terms dictionary

  • substitutive — substitutively, adv. /sub sti tooh tiv, tyooh /, adj. 1. serving as or capable of serving as a substitute. 2. pertaining to or involving substitution. [1590 1600; SUBSTITUTE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • substitutive — adjective Characteristic of, or serving as a substitute …   Wiktionary

  • substitutive — adj. able to function as a substitute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • substitutive — sub·sti·tu·tive …   English syllables

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