Definition of Translative

1. a. tropical; figurative; as, a translative sense.



Definition of Translative

1. Adjective. of, or relating to the movement of a person or thing from one place to another ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to the translation of language ¹

3. Adjective. (linguistics) of, or relating to the translative case ¹

4. Noun. the translative case ¹

5. Noun. a word in the translative case ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Translative

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Translative

translation
translation dictionaries
translation dictionary
translation studies
translational
translational bioinformatics
translational control
translational energy
translational repressor
translationally
translationary
translationese
translations
translatioun
translatitious
translative (current term)
translative case
translative cases
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translatives
translatological
translatology
translatome
translator
translatorese
translatoreses
translators
translatorship
translatorships
translatory

Literary usage of Translative

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1. The Elements of Jurisprudence by Thomas Erskine Holland (1917)
"A translative fact may operate wholly 'inter vivos,' or it may pass a right from a deceased ... The right passed by the translative fact cannot, as a rule, ..."

2. A Finnish Grammar by Charles Eliot (1890)
"By an extension of this use the translative is used almost like n^ ' the essive ... The translative can be used idiomatically in such phrases as He speaks ..."

3. Electricity: What is It? by W. Denham Verschoyle (1908)
"Its translative motion, when subjected to extraneous force, in which case it must be considered as a moving point. Now, in the full consideration of all ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"By considering the entire mass of rod concentrated at centre of gravity of latter to determine translative forces and then combining the result with the ..."

5. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"translative, tropical; transferring from one sense or language to another. The pedantic Mr. Brand in the second extract need have made no apology, ..."

6. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1888)
"By considering the.entire mass of rod concentrated at centre of gravity of latter to determine translative forces and then combining the result with the ..."

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