What does -ive mean?

-ive in AZ Dictionary

(s) Performing or tending toward a specified action: demonstrative.
(s) An adjective suffix signifying pertaining or belonging to, for the nature of, maintaining; as affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive.
(s) An adjective suffix signifying pertaining or owned by, of this nature of, looking after.

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  • Form for "-ive"
    • curative, corrective, derivative, conclusive, affirmative
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