528 Words That End With TIVE

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Word Definitions Synonyms
ablative (adjective) relating to the ablative case
(adjective) tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature
(noun) the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb Synonyms: ablative case
abortive (adjective) failing to accomplish an intended result Synonyms: stillborn, unsuccessful
absorptive (adjective) having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.) Synonyms: absorbent
abstractive (adjective) of an abstracting nature or having the power of abstracting
accelerative (adjective) tending to increase velocity Synonyms: acceleratory
acceptive (adjective) inclined to accept rather than reject
(adjective) accepting willingly Synonyms: acceptant
accommodative (adjective) helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation Synonyms: accommodating
(adjective) tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony Synonyms: reconciling
(adjective) willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement Synonyms: cooperative
accretive (adjective) growing by accretion
acculturative (adjective) of or relating to acculturation Synonyms: acculturational
accumulative (adjective) marked by acquiring or amassing
(adjective) increasing by successive addition Synonyms: cumulative
accusative (adjective) serving as or indicating the object of a verb or of certain prepositions and used for certain other purposes Synonyms: objective
(adjective) containing or expressing accusation Synonyms: accusatory, accusing, accusive
(noun) the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb Synonyms: accusative case, objective case
acquisitive (adjective) eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas
active (adjective) (used of verbs (e.g. `to run') and participial adjectives (e.g. `running' in `running water')) expressing action rather than a state of being Synonyms: dynamic
(adjective) characterized by energetic activity
(adjective) tending to become more severe or wider in scope
(adjective) disposed to take action or effectuate change
(adjective) (of e.g. volcanoes) erupting or liable to erupt
(adjective) (of e.g. volcanoes) capable of erupting
(adjective) full of activity or engaged in continuous activity
(adjective) exerting influence or producing a change or effect
(adjective) engaged in full-time work
(adjective) expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor:
(adjective) (of the sun) characterized by an increased occurrence of sunspots and flares and radio emissions
(adjective) in operation Synonyms: alive
(adjective) taking part in an activity Synonyms: participating
(adjective) engaged in or ready for military or naval operations Synonyms: combat-ready, fighting
(noun) a person who is a participating member of an organization
(noun) the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb Synonyms: active voice
(noun) chemical agent capable of activity Synonyms: active agent
adaptative (adjective) having a capacity for adaptation Synonyms: adaptive
adaptive (adjective) having a capacity for adaptation Synonyms: adaptative
addictive (adjective) causing or characterized by addiction Synonyms: habit-forming
additive (adjective) characterized or produced by addition
(adjective) designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree Synonyms: linear
(noun) something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
adductive (adjective) especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part Synonyms: adducent, adducting
adjective (adjective) relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law Synonyms: procedural
(adjective) of or relating to or functioning as an adjective Synonyms: adjectival
(noun) a word that expresses an attribute of something
(noun) the word class that qualifies nouns
adjudicative (adjective) concerned with adjudicating Synonyms: adjudicatory
adjunctive (adjective) joining; forming an adjunct
adjustive (adjective) conducive to adjustment
administrative (adjective) of or relating to or responsible for administration
adoptive (adjective) of parents and children; related by adoption
(adjective) acquired as your own by free choice Synonyms: adopted
adsorptive (adjective) having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface Synonyms: adsorbent, surface-assimilative
adumbrative (adjective) indistinctly prophetic Synonyms: foreshadowing, prefigurative
advective (adjective) of or relating to advection
adventive (adjective) not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized
adversative (adjective) expressing antithesis or opposition Synonyms: oppositive
affective (adjective) characterized by emotion Synonyms: affectional, emotive
affirmative (adjective) affirming or giving assent Synonyms: affirmatory
(adjective) expressing or manifesting praise or approval Synonyms: approbative, approbatory, approving, plausive
(adjective) expecting the best Synonyms: optimistic
(noun) a reply of affirmation
afflictive (adjective) causing misery or pain or distress Synonyms: painful, sore
affricative (noun) a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy') Synonyms: affricate, affricate consonant
agglomerative (adjective) clustered together but not coherent Synonyms: agglomerate, agglomerated, clustered
agglutinative (adjective) united as if by glue Synonyms: agglutinate
(adjective) forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning Synonyms: polysynthetic
aggregative (adjective) formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole Synonyms: aggregate, aggregated, mass
agitative (adjective) causing or tending to cause anger or resentment Synonyms: agitating, provoking
alimentative (adjective) related to the supply of aliment
alleviative (adjective) moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear Synonyms: alleviatory, lenitive, mitigative, mitigatory, palliative
alliterative (adjective) having the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable
alterative (adjective) tending to cure or restore to health Synonyms: curative, healing, remedial, sanative, therapeutic
alternative (adjective) necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities
(adjective) serving or used in place of another Synonyms: alternate, substitute
(adjective) pertaining to unconventional choices
(noun) one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen Synonyms: choice, option
amalgamative (adjective) characterized by or tending toward amalgamation
amative (adjective) inclined toward or displaying love Synonyms: amorous
ameliorative (adjective) tending to ameliorate Synonyms: ameliorating, amelioratory, meliorative
annihilative (adjective) wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction Synonyms: annihilating, devastating, withering
anticipative (adjective) marked by eager anticipation Synonyms: anticipant, expectant
anticoagulative (adjective) of or relating to an anticoagulant
appellative (adjective) pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun
(adjective) inclined to or serving for the giving of names Synonyms: naming
(noun) identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others Synonyms: appellation, denomination, designation
apperceptive (adjective) able to relate new percepts to past experience
appetitive (adjective) of or relating to appetite
applicative (adjective) readily applicable or practical Synonyms: applicatory
appointive (adjective) subject to appointment Synonyms: appointed
(adjective) relating to the act of appointing
appositive (adjective) relating to or being in apposition Synonyms: appositional
appreciative (adjective) having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion
(adjective) feeling or expressive of gratitude
approbative (adjective) expressing or manifesting praise or approval Synonyms: affirmative, approbatory, approving, plausive
appropriative (adjective) of or relating to or given to the act of taking for yourself
approximative (adjective) not quite exact or correct Synonyms: approximate, rough
arbitrative (adjective) relating to or having the authority to arbitrate
argumentative (adjective) given to or characterized by argument
articulative (adjective) of or relating to articulation Synonyms: articulatory
assaultive (adjective) disposed to attack Synonyms: attacking
assertive (adjective) aggressively self-assured Synonyms: self-asserting, self-assertive
assimilative (adjective) capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution Synonyms: assimilating, assimilatory
(adjective) capable of mentally absorbing
assistive (adjective) giving assistance
associative (adjective) characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination Synonyms: associatory
assumptive (adjective) accepted as real or true without proof
(adjective) excessively forward Synonyms: assuming, presumptuous
attentive (adjective) (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
(adjective) taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention Synonyms: heedful, paying attention, thoughtful
attractive (adjective) pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
(adjective) having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull
(adjective) having power to arouse interest
attributive (adjective) of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify Synonyms: prenominal
auditive (adjective) of or relating to the process of hearing Synonyms: audile, auditory
augmentative (adjective) increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree
(adjective) intensifying by augmentation and enhancement Synonyms: enhancive
authoritative (adjective) endowed with authority Synonyms: authorised, authorized
(adjective) having authority or ascendancy or influence Synonyms: important
(adjective) of recognized authority or excellence Synonyms: definitive
automotive (adjective) of or relating to motor vehicles
(adjective) containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement Synonyms: self-propelled, self-propelling
benedictive (adjective) expressing benediction Synonyms: benedictory
calculative (adjective) acting with a specific goal Synonyms: calculating, conniving, scheming, shrewd
calefactive (adjective) serving to heat Synonyms: calefactory
capacitive (adjective) of or relating to capacitance
captive (adjective) giving or marked by complete attention to Synonyms: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, rapt, wrapped
(adjective) being in captivity Synonyms: confined, imprisoned, jailed
(noun) an animal that is confined
(noun) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war Synonyms: prisoner
(noun) a person held in the grip of a strong emotion or passion
carminative (adjective) relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping) Synonyms: flatus-relieving
(noun) medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
causative (adjective) producing an effect
chemisorptive (adjective) having the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces Synonyms: chemosorptive
chemoreceptive (adjective) of or relating to chemoreceptors
chemosorptive (adjective) having the capacity to adsorb by chemical as contrasted with physical forces Synonyms: chemisorptive
chylifactive (adjective) producing or converting into chyle Synonyms: chylifactory, chylific
circulative (adjective) of or relating to circulation Synonyms: circulatory
cogitative (adjective) of or relating to having capacities for cogitation
(adjective) given to cogitation
cognitive (adjective) of or being or relating to or involving cognition
collaborative (adjective) accomplished by collaboration
collective (adjective) forming a whole or aggregate
(adjective) done by or characteristic of individuals acting together Synonyms: corporate
(adjective) set up on the principle of collectivism or ownership and production by the workers involved usually under the supervision of a government
(noun) members of a cooperative enterprise
combative (adjective) having or showing a ready disposition to fight Synonyms: battleful, bellicose
(adjective) inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits Synonyms: contentious, disputatious, disputative, litigious
(adjective) striving to overcome in argument Synonyms: agonistic, agonistical
combinative (adjective) marked by or relating to or resulting from combination Synonyms: combinatory
(adjective) relating to or involving combinations Synonyms: combinatorial, combinatory
combustive (adjective) supporting combustion Synonyms: comburant, comburent
commemorative (adjective) intended as a commemoration Synonyms: commemorating
(noun) an object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person
commiserative (adjective) feeling or expressing sympathy
communicative (adjective) able or tending to communicate Synonyms: communicatory
(adjective) of or relating to communication
commutative (adjective) (of a binary operation) independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a"
comparative (adjective) estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete Synonyms: relative
(adjective) relating to or based on or involving comparison
(noun) the comparative form of an adjective or adverb Synonyms: comparative degree
competitive (adjective) involving competition or competitiveness Synonyms: competitory
(adjective) showing a fighting disposition Synonyms: militant
(adjective) subscribing to capitalistic competition Synonyms: free-enterprise, private-enterprise
complaintive (adjective) expressing pain or dissatisfaction of resentment Synonyms: complaining

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