donative

  • 1 donative — do·na·tive / dō nə tiv/ adj 1: having the character of a donation a donative transfer 2: of or relating to donation donative intent donative capacity Merriam Webster’s Dictiona …

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  • 2 Donative — Don a*tive, a. Vested or vesting by donation; as, a donative advowson. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Donative — Don a*tive, n. [L. donativum, fr. donare: cf. F. donatif. See {Donate}.] 1. A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present. The Romans were entertained with shows and donatives. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl. Law) A benefice conferred on a person by… …

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  • 4 donative — 1550s, from L. donativus, from donare (see DONATION (Cf. donation)). As a noun, from early 15c …

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  • 5 donative — [dän′ə tiv, dō′nətiv] n. [ME donatif < L donativum < donativus] a donation or gift …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 donative — I. noun Date: 15th century a special gift or donation II. adjective Etymology: Latin donativus, from donatus Date: 1559 of or relating to donation …

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  • 7 donative — /don euh tiv, doh neuh /, n. a gift or donation. [1400 50; late ME < L donativum, n. use of neut. of donativus gratuitous, equiv. to donat(us) (see DONATION) + ivus IVE] * * * …

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  • 8 donative — adjective Of, pertaining to, or being a donation …

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  • 9 donative — benefice presented to church without reference to bishop Ecclesiastical Terms …

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  • 10 donative — adj. pertaining to a gift or donation …

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  • 11 donative — [ dəʊnətɪv] rare noun a donation. adjective given as a donation. ↘historical (of a benefice) given directly; not presentative …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 donative — n. Gift. See donation …

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  • 13 donative — do·na·tive …

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  • 14 donative — don•a•tive [[t]ˈdɒn ə tɪv, ˈdoʊ nə [/t]] n. a gift or donation • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L dōnātīvum …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 donative — /ˈdoʊnətɪv/ (say dohnuhtiv) noun 1. a gift or donation; a largesse. –adjective 2. of the nature of a donation; vested or vesting by donation. {Latin dōnātīvum} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 donative — n. & adj. n. a gift or donation, esp. one given formally or officially as a largess. adj. 1 given as a donation or bounty. 2 hist. (of a benefice) given directly, not presentative. Etymology: ME f. L donativum gift, largess f. donare: see… …

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  • 17 donative intent — The conscious desire to make a gift, as distinguished from giving something as a gift by mistake or under pressure. Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Getting Your Affairs in …

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  • 18 Donative intent — A legal phrase usually used in the context of gift like transactions. A person has donative intent when they desire to cause an immediate transfer of title of some property to another person …

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  • 19 donative advowson — Same as advowson donative …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 donative advowson — /downadav advawzan/ In ecclesiastical law, a species of advowson, where the benefice is conferred on the clerk by the patron s deed of donation, without presentation, institution, or induction. 2 Bl.Comm. 23 …

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