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Meaning of COPULATIVE

Pronunciation:  'kâpyu`leytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an equating verb (such as `be' or `become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence
  2. [adj]  (grammar) syntactically connecting sentences or elements of a sentence; "`and' is a copulative conjunction"
 

COPULATIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: conjunctive, connecting, copula, linking verb
 
 See Also: verb

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cop"u*la"tive\, a. [L. copulativus: cf. F.
    copulatif.]
    Serving to couple, unite, or connect; as, a copulative
    conjunction like ``and''.
    
    
  2. \Cop"u*la*tive\, n.
    1. Connection. [Obs.] --Rycaut.
    
    2. (Gram.) A copulative conjunction.
    
    
 

 

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