Definition of Applicative

1. Adjective. Readily applicable or practical.

Exact synonyms: Applicatory
Similar to: Practical
Derivative terms: Apply, Apply, Apply, Apply, Apply, Apply

Definition of Applicative

1. a. Capable of being applied or used; applying; applicatory; practical.

Definition of Applicative

1. Adjective. Having practical application; applicable ¹

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Definition of Applicative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Applicative

application domains
application form
application forms
application program
application programming interface
application programming interfaces
application programs
application protocol data unit
application software
applications program
applications programme
applications software
applicative (current term)
applied-b diode
applied anatomy
applied anthropology
applied chemistry
applied ethics
applied math
applied mathematics

Literary usage of Applicative

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1. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1805)
"11. The Framing employed to raise the Roof of Clapham Church. 12. An improved Sheep Fold, by T. Plowman, Esq. 13, applicative Compass, ..."

2. Retrospect of Philosophical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Agricultural Discoveries (1806)
"... instantaneous changes, is an attempt to violate nature, and must necessarily fail in the execution. applicative Compass for taking Bearings on a Chart. ..."

3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"It should be noted that the applicative verb functions as a normal verb ... the suffix, the preterit applicative being then identical with the normal stem, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Ethnological Society by American Ethnological Society, Albert Gallatin, Horatio Hale (1845)
"The applicative of itoa, to say, to speak, ... to have the office of interpreter ; the applicative of which (prefixing te) is tena- ..."

5. Logic: Or, The Science of Inference. A Systematic View of the Principles of by Joseph Devey (1854)
"In affirmative syllogisms it is frequently optional which premiss is assumed to be the containing or applicative proposition, as each will contain the ..."

6. A Comparative Grammar of the South African Bantu Languages: Comprising Those by J. Torrend (1891)
"The applicative verb adds to the simple the meaning of one of our relational prepositions for, to, into, round, etc. Its proper suffix is -ila or -ela, ..."

7. The Port-Royal Logic by Antoine Arnauld, Pierre Nicole (1861)
"... that which we called the containing does in reality contain what we wish to prove, and this one may be called applicative [propositio applicative^]. ..."

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