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Meaning of INFECTIVE

Pronunciation:  in'fektiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria"
  2. [adj]  caused by infection or capable of causing infection; "viruses and other infective agents"; "a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"
 

INFECTIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: infectious, morbific, pathogenic, septic, unhealthful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*fect"ive\, a. [L. infectivus pertaining to
dyeing.]
Infectious. --Beau. & Fl.

      True love . . . hath an infective power. --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

 

 

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