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Meaning of DECLARATIVE

Pronunciation:  di'klarutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
  2. [adj]  relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
  3. [adj]  (grammar) relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple declarative statements; "indicative mood"
 

DECLARATIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: asserting(a), common mood, declarative mood, declaratory, fact mood, indicative, indicative, indicative mood
 
 Antonyms: asking(a), interrogative, interrogatory
 
 See Also: modality, mode, mood

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*clar"a*tive\, a. [L. declarativus, fr.
declarare: cf. F. d['e]claratif.]
Making declaration, proclamation, or publication;
explanatory; assertive; declaratory. ``Declarative laws.''
--Baker.

      The ``vox populi,'' so declarative on the same side.
                                               --Swift.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolute, affirmative, affirmatory, annunciatory, assertative, assertional, assertive, decided, declaratory, emphatic, enunciative, heraldic, positive, predicational, predicative, proclamatory, promulgatory, publicational
 

 

 

 

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