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Meaning of GENERATIVE

Pronunciation:  'jenu`reytiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  producing new life or offspring; "the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions"; "the reproductive or generative organs"
  2. [adj]  having the ability to produce or originate; "generative power"; "generative forces"
 

GENERATIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: creative, fruitful, originative, procreative, productive, reproductive
 
 Antonyms: consumptive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gen"er*a*tive\, a. [Cf. F. g['e]n['e]ratif.]
Having the power of generating, propagating, originating, or
producing. ``That generative particle.'' --Bentley.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abiogenetic, aboriginal, basal, basic, biogenetic, blastogenetic, causative, central, constructive, creative, crucial, demiurgic, elemental, elementary, embryonic, epigenetic, eumerogenetic, formative, fundamental, gametic, genetic, genial, genital, genitive, germinal, heterogenetic, histogenetic, homogenetic, in embryo, in ovo, inventive, isogenetic, merogenetic, metagenetic, monogenetic, original, originative, orthogenetic, pangenetic, parthenogenetic, phytogenetic, pregnant, primal, primary, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine, productive, protogenic, radical, rudimentary, seminal, sporogenous, xenogenetic
 

 

 

 

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