Synonyms of partitive


1. partitive, word

usage: word (such a `some' or `less') that is used to indicate a part as distinct from a whole


1. partitive

usage: (Romance languages) relating to or denoting a part of a whole or a quantity that is less than the whole; "a partitive construction"

2. partitive

usage: indicating or characterized by or serving to create partition or division into parts; "partitive tendencies in education"

3. partitive, separative, disjunctive (vs. conjunctive)

usage: serving to separate or divide into parts; "partitive tendencies in education"; "the uniting influence was stronger than the separative"

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