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Meaning of NORMATIVE

Pronunciation:  'normutiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (grammar) giving directives or rules; "prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage"
  2. [adj]  dealing with or based on norms; "a normative judgment"
  3. [adj]  based on or prescribing a norm or standard; "normative grammar"
  4. [adj]  relating to or dealing with norms; "normative discipline"; "normative samples"
 

NORMATIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: prescriptive, received, standard
 
 Antonyms: descriptive
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: according to Hoyle, accustomed, appropriate, average, common, commonplace, condign, conventional, correct, current, customary, decent, decorous, due, everyday, familiar, fit, fitting, good, habitual, household, kosher, nice, normal, ordinary, popular, predominating, prescriptive, prevailing, proper, regular, regulation, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, seemly, standard, stock, suitable, universal, usual, vernacular, wonted
 

 

 

 

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