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Meaning of COMMUTATIVE

Pronunciation:  ku'myootutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (mathematics) of a binary operation; independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a"
 

COMMUTATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: independent
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com*mut"a*tive\, a. [CF. F. commutatif.]
Relative to exchange; interchangeable; reciprocal. --
{Com*mut"a*tive"ly}, adv.

      Rich traders, from their success, are presumed . . . to
      have cultivated an habitual regard to commutative
      justice.                                 --Burke.

 

 

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