Meaning of commutative
Pronunciation: (ku-my'tu-tiv, kom'yu-tā"tiv), [key]
- of or pertaining to commutation, exchange, substitution, or interchange.
- commutative law for multiplication.
- (of a binary operation) having the property that one term operating on a second is equal to the second operating on the first, as a × b = b × a.
- having reference to this property:commutative law for multiplication.
- commutative (Thesaurus)