Connective

  • 1Connective — may be referring to: Bains::connective Logical connective Connective tissue Discourse connective, in linguistics, a word or phrase like therefore or in other words . See also Connection (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articl …

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  • 2connective — 1650s, from CONNECT (Cf. connect) + IVE (Cf. ive) (if from Latin, it likely would have been *connexive). Related: Connectivity (1893); Connective tissue is from 1839 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3Connective — Con*nect ive, a. Connecting, or adapted to connect; involving connection. [1913 Webster] {Connection tissue} (Anat.) See {Conjunctive tissue}, under {Conjunctive}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Connective — Con*nect ive, n. That which connects. Specifically: (a) (Gram.) A word that connect words or sentences; a conjunction or preposition. (b) (Bot.) That part of an anther which connects its thec[ae], lobes, or cells. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5connective — index concerted, contact (touching), correlative, interlocking, nexus, relative (relevant) …

    Law dictionary

  • 6connective — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ connecting. ► NOUN ▪ something that connects …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7connective — [kə nek′tiv] adj. connecting or serving to connect n. 1. something that connects, esp. a word that connects phrases, clauses, or other words, as a conjunction or relative pronoun 2. Bot. an anther s lobe connecting tissue that splits open,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8connective — connectively, adv. connectivity /kon ek tiv i tee/, n. /keuh nek tiv/, adj. 1. serving or tending to connect: connective remarks between chapters. n. 2. something that connects. 3. Gram. a word used to connect words, phrases, clauses, and… …

    Universalium

  • 9connective — ● connectif, connective adjectif (de connecter) Tissu connectif, synonyme de tissu conjonctif. ● connectif, connective (expressions) adjectif (de connecter) Tissu connectif, synonyme de tissu conjonctif. ● connectif, connective (synonymes)… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 10connective — I UK [kəˈnektɪv] / US adjective formal joining things together II UK [kəˈnektɪv] / US noun [countable] Word forms connective : singular connective plural connectives linguistics a word that is used to join other words, phrases, clauses, and… …

    English dictionary

  • 11connective — 1. adjective serving or tending to connect; connecting Society is doomed to an ignominious death as soon as the connective tissue of institutions and the ossified material of officialdom with its rank growth of unyielding red tape and formalism… …

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  • 12connective — In formal logic a connective is an element of a sentence that joins parts in such a way that the logical properties of the whole are a defined function of the logical properties of the parts. The most familiar connectives are those expressing the …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 13connective — adj. Connective is used with these nouns: ↑tissue …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14connective — con|nec|tive1 [ kə nektıv ] adjective FORMAL joining things together connective con|nec|tive 2 [ kə nektıv ] noun count LINGUISTICS a CONJUNCTION …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15connective — [[t]kəne̱ktɪv[/t]] connectives N COUNT A connective is the same as a conjunction …

    English dictionary

  • 16connective — con nec·tive || ktɪv adj. serving to join or link n. link, connection; connective word, word which joins …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17connective — 1 adjective joining two or more things together: a lack of connective knowledge 2 noun (C) technical a word that joins phrases, parts of sentences etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18connective — adj. & n. adj. serving or tending to connect. n. something that connects. Phrases and idioms: connective tissue Anat. a fibrous tissue that supports, binds, or separates more specialized tissue …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19connective — I. adjective Date: circa 1660 serving to connect • connectively adverb II. noun Date: 1751 something that connects: as a. a linguistic form that connects words or word groups b. a logical term (as or, if then, and, not) or a symbol for it that… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20connective — См. connettivo …

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