Meaning of ADDITIVE
Pronunciation:   'aditiv



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
 [adj] characterized or produced by addition; "an additive process"
 [adj] (mathematics) directly proportional


ADDITIVE is a 8 letter word that starts with A. 
 Synonyms:   accumulative, addable, addible, bilinear, cumulative, linear, summational, summative 

 Antonyms:   nonlinear, subtractive  
 See Also:   addition, adjuvant, artificial additive, food additive, improver  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Ad"di*tive\, a. [L. additivus.] (Math.)
Proper to be added; positive;  opposed to {subtractive}.


Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   A function f : X > Y is additive if for all Z <= X
f (lub Z) = lub f z : z in z (f "preserves lubs"). All additive functions defined over cpos are continuous. ("<=" is written in latex as \subseteq, "lub" as \sqcup ). 

Thesaurus Terms 

 Related Terms:   accession, accessory, accompaniment, accumulative, addenda, addendum, additament, addition, additional, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, annex, annexation, appanage, appendage, appendant, appurtenance, appurtenant, attachment, augment, augmentation, chain, coda, complement, component, concomitant, constituent, continuation, corollary, cumulative, elemental, extension, extrapolation, fixture, increase, increment, offshoot, pendant, reinforcement, side effect, side issue, summational, summative, supplement, tailpiece, undergirding 
 

