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Declaiming
Declamation
Declamator
Declamatory
declarable
declarant
Declaration
declaration of estimated tax
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of rights
Declaration of trust
DECLARATION; DECLARE
declarative mood
declarative sentence
declaratively
Declarator
Declaratorily
Declaratory
Declaratory Act
declaratory judgment
declaratory sentence
Declare
declare oneself
Declared
Declaredly
Declaredness

Declarative definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DECLAR'ATIVE, a.
1. Making declaration; explanatory; making show or manifestation; as, the name of a thing may be declarative of its form or nature.
2. Making proclamation, or publication.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration [syn: declarative, declaratory, asserting] [ant: interrogative, interrogatory]
2: relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements; "indicative mood" [syn: indicative, declarative] n
1: a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact [syn: indicative mood, indicative, declarative mood, declarative, common mood, fact mood]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1628 making a declaration ; declaratory <a declarative sentence> declaratively adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Declarative De*clar"a*tive, a. [L. declarativus, fr. declarare: cf. F. d['e]claratif.] Making declaration, proclamation, or publication; explanatory; assertive; declaratory. ``Declarative laws.'' --Baker. The ``vox populi,'' so declarative on the same side. --Swift.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. See declaratory.

Moby Thesaurus

absolute, affirmative, affirmatory, annunciatory, assertative, assertional, assertive, decided, declaratory, emphatic, enunciative, heraldic, positive, predicational, predicative, proclamatory, promulgatory, publicational



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