continuative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or serving to cause extension.
    • Linguistics Of or concerning the durative aspect or a durative verb or verb form.
    • Of or pertaining to continuation.
    • durative.
  • noun:
    • Something that expresses or causes continuation.
    • Linguistics See durative.
    • Something that causes a continuation.
    • a durative.
    • A term or appearance denoting continuance.
    • A word that goes on the text of sentences or topics; a connective; a conjunction.
    • a manifestation noting permanence or length of time.
    • In grammar, a loose or unemphatic copulative; a connective.
    • In philology, a questionnaire that shows extension.
    • an uninflected purpose term that serves to conjoin terms or expressions or clauses or sentences
  • others:
    • obtaining the character of continuing, or of causing extension or prolongation.

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