Definition of Informative

1. Adjective. Tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance. "An illuminating lecture"

Exact synonyms: Enlightening, Illuminating
Antonyms: Unenlightening
Derivative terms: Inform



2. Adjective. Serving to instruct or enlighten or inform.

3. Adjective. Providing or conveying information.

Definition of Informative

1. a. Having power to inform, animate, or vivify.

Definition of Informative

1. Adjective. Providing information; ''especially'', providing useful or interesting information. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: in standards and specifications) Not specifying requirements, but merely providing information. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Informative

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Informative

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informativeness
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Literary usage of Informative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"Because it is often viewed as a somewhat mundane, uncreative domain, practical/informative writing is frequently ignored. But the content of a novel often ..."

2. The Writing of English by John Matthews Manly, Edith Rickert (1920)
"THE Informative ARTICLE The informative article is the simplest use of exposition; its only purpose is to organize the scattered facts about any subject, ..."

3. Musical Interpretation, Its Laws and Principles, and Their Application in by Tobias Matthay (1913)
"1 One can, in fact, divide minds into two distinct types, the informative The informa- and the non-informative, in the sense of either wanting-to-know or ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... Through the educational informative work of the Pan-American Union and the efforts of the .... informative ..."

5. Step-by-Step Programming with Base SAS(R) Software by SAS Institute (2001)
"Making Output Informative Adding Titles At the top of each page of output, SAS automatically writes the following title: The SAS System You can make output ..."

6. The Likelihood Principle by James O. Berger, Robert L. Wolpert (1988)
"4.2.7 Informative Stopping Rules Even the definition of a stopping rule given in the last section may seem somewhat narrow when compared with the vast ..."

7. Trade Associations: Their Organization and Management by Emmett Hay Naylor (1921)
"... CHAPTER X SERVICE ACTIVITIES—Informative What Service Is Apart from commercial and industrial functions there are various activities carried on by a ..."

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