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Meaning of PRESENTATIVE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*sent"a*tive\, a.
1. (Eccl.) Having the right of presentation, or offering a
   clergyman to the bishop for institution; as, advowsons are
   presentative, collative, or donative. --Blackstone.

2. Admitting the presentation of a clergyman; as, a
   presentative parsonage. --Spelman.

3. (Metaph.) Capable of being directly known by, or presented
   to, the mind; intuitive; directly apprehensible, as
   objects; capable of apprehending, as faculties.

         The latter term, presentative faculty, I use . . .
         in contrast and correlation to a ``representative
         faculty.''                            --Sir W.
                                               Hamilton.

 

 

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