• Definition for "augmentative"
    • being able or tendency to increase.
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  • Sentence for "augmentative"
    • The term augmentative refers to the…
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  • Antonym for "augmentative"
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augmentative definition

  • adjective:
    • being able or tendency to increase.
    • Grammar Indicating an increase in the dimensions, power, or power associated with the concept of an adjacent term, as up does in eat up.
    • Growing, enlarging, increasing.
    • obtaining the high quality or power of augmenting; articulating augmentation.
    • growing or getting the power to increase particularly in size or quantity or degree
    • intensifying by enhancement and enhancement
    • being able or tendency to enhance.
    • Grammar Indicating an increase in the dimensions, force, or power for the concept of an adjacent word, as up does in eat up.
    • Growing, enlarging, increasing.
    • obtaining the quality or energy of augmenting; articulating augmentation.
    • increasing or obtaining the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree
    • intensifying by enlargement and enhancement
  • noun:
    • Grammar An augmentative word.
    • revealing large-size, intensity, or seniority, e.g. Italian -issimo or -one
    • A word which conveys with augmented force the idea and/or properties associated with term that it really is derived. Against diminutive.
    • A word formed to state increased intensity for the concept communicated by it, or an affix which serves this purpose.
    • Also augmentive.
    • Grammar An augmentative term.
    • Expressing large size, power, or seniority, e.g. Italian -issimo or -one
    • A word which conveys with enhanced force the idea and/or properties regarding the term from where it's derived. In opposition to diminutive.
    • A word created to convey increased intensity associated with idea conveyed by it, or an affix which acts this purpose.
    • In addition augmentive.
  • others:
    • Having the high quality or power of augmenting.
    • In grammar, expressing enhancement or rise in the force associated with idea conveyed: applied both to terms and to affixes which result this.
    • Having the high quality or energy of augmenting.
    • In sentence structure, revealing augmentation or rise in the power of concept conveyed: applied both to words and to affixes which effect this.
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