Definition of Connectives

1. Noun. (plural of connective) ¹

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Definition of Connectives

1. connective [n] - See also: connective

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Connectives

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Literary usage of Connectives

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1. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1907)
"CHAPTER I THE connectives OF THE TEMPORAL CLAUSE The temporal clause in OE. is ... That this is true is made evident by the great number of connectives of ..."

2. The Elements of English Grammar: So Arranged as to Combine the Analytical by Samuel Stillman Greene (1863)
"AU connectives (whether pure conjunctions rr conjunc« live words) aro divided into ... Coordinate connectives are those which join similar or homogeneous ..."

3. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1922)
"CLEARNESS BY connectives Incongruous: Spring came scattering flowers, and there was rain a great per cent of ... USE OF connectives The Exact Connective 36. ..."

4. The Syntax of the Temporal Clause in Old English Prose by Arthur Adams (1907)
"That this is true is made evident by the great number of connectives of which ... The connectives introducing the temporal clause have been grouped into six ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The cerebro- pedal and pleuro-pedal connectives, however, in these cases are only separate in the initial parts of their course, and unite together for the ..."

6. Composition and Rhetoric for Schools by Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon (1905)
"connectives an Aid to Coherence.—connectives, which link the sentences together and show the reader whence he has come and whither he is going, ..."

7. A Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Stillman Greene (1868)
"All such words are called connectives, or conjunctive words. 143. Classes of connectives. 1. All connectives (whether pure conjunctions or conjunctive ..."

8. Higher Lessons in English: A Work on English Grammar and Composition, in by Alonzo Reed, Brainerd Kellogg (1896)
"COMPOSITION-connectives. Direction.— Write twenty compound sentences whose ... Tell what kinds of clauses follow the connectives below, and what are the ..."

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