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Meaning of DENOMINATIVE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \De*nom`i*na"tive\, a. [Cf. F. d['e]nominatif.]
    1. Conferring a denomination or name.
    
    2. (Logic) Connotative; as, a denominative name.
    
    3. Possessing, or capable of possessing, a distinct
       denomination or designation; denominable.
    
             The least denominative part of time is a minute.
                                                   --Cocker.
    
    4. (Gram.) Derived from a substantive or an adjective; as, a
       denominative verb.
    
    
  2. \De*nom`i*na"tive\, n.
    A denominative name or term; denominative verb. --Jer.
    Taylor. Harkness.
    
    
 

 

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