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Significative definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SIGNIF'ICATIVE, a.
1. Betokening or representing by an external sign; as the significative symbols of the eucharist.
2. Having signification or meaning; expressive of a certain idea or thing. Neither in the degrees of kindred were they destitute of significative words.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (usually followed by `of') pointing out or revealing clearly; "actions indicative of fear" [syn: indicative, indicatory, revelatory, significative, suggestive]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century 1. significant, suggestive 2. indicative <symptoms significative of malaria>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (esp. of a symbol etc.) signifying. 2 having a meaning. 3 (usu. foll. by of) serving as a sign or evidence. Etymology: ME f. OF significatif -ive, or LL significativus (as SIGNIFY)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Significative Sig*nif"i*ca*tive, a. [L. significativus: cf. F. significatif.] 1. Betokening or representing by an external sign. The holy symbols or signs are not barely significative. --Brerewood. 2. Having signification or meaning; expressive of a meaning or purpose; significant. Neither in the degrees of kindred they were destitute of significative words. --Camden. -- Sig*nif"i*ca*tive*ly, adv. -- Sig*nif"i*ca*tive*ness, n.



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