connective definition

  • adjective:
    • Serving or tending to connect.
    • serving or looking after link; linking
    • Connecting, or modified for connecting; involving link.
    • linking or looking after link
  • noun:
    • one which connects.
    • Grammar A word, such as for instance a conjunction, that connects words, expressions, conditions, and sentences.
    • Botany The part of a stamen that connects the halves of an anther.
    • That which connects.
    • A function that works on truth values to give another truth value.
    • A word familiar with connect words, conditions and sentences, mostly applied to conjunctions.
    • The muscle which connects the locules of an anthers together.
    • A connective tissue.
    • A word that connect words or phrases; a conjunction or preposition.
    • That part of an anther which connects its thecæ, lobes, or cells.
    • That which connects.
    • an uninflected function term that serves to conjoin terms or phrases or conditions or sentences
    • an instrumentality that connects
  • others:
    • obtaining the power of connecting; providing or looking after link; connecting.

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