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Definition of the adjective translative

What does translative mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of, or relating to the movement of a person or thing from one place to another
  2. of, or relating to the translation of language
  3. [linguistics] of, or relating to the translative case

Definition of the noun translative

What does translative mean as a name of something?


  1. the translative case
  2. a word in the translative case

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Google previewLouisiana Civil Law Dictionary (2011)

by Gregory W. Rome, Stephan Kinsella

For example, a putative sale where the seller does not actually own the thing sold is an act translative of title. Act under private signature. A writing signed by the parties. See La. C.C. art. 1837. Authentic act. A writing executed before a notary public in the presence of two witnesses, and signed by each party who executed it, by each witness, and by each notary public before whom it was executed. La. C.C. art. 1833. Conservatory act. A juridical act aimed at protecting or preserving a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson

Translative ; transposed. Cotgrave. 3. Transported from a foreign land. Evelyn. • TRANSLATIVE, a. [translative, Lat.] ...

Google previewA Comprehensive Dictionary of the World (1992)

Translative; transposed ; transported. Translative, trans-la' -tiv, a. Taken from others. Translator, trans-Id -ter, s. One who translates; one who expresses the sense of words in one language by equivalent words in another. Translatoby, trans-la -to-re, a. Transferring ; serving to translate. Translatress, trans-la -tresy s. A female translator. Translocation, trans-lo-kd -shun, s. (Lat.) A change from one place to another ; removal of things reciprocally to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abridged from the Rev. H. J. Todd's corrected and enlarged ... edition, by Alexander Chalmers (1824)

by Samuel Johnson, Alexander Chalmers, Henry John TODD (Archdeacon of Cleveland.)

[translatice Translative; transposed. Cotgrave. #. from a foreign land. Evelyn. TRANSLATIVE. a. [translativus, Lat..] Taken from others. TRANSLATOR. m. s... [translateur, old Fr] One that turns anything into another lan£. #%. - TRANSLATORY.. n. s. Transferring. Arbuthnot. TRANSLOCATION, n. s. [trans and locus, Lat..] Removal of things reciprocally to each other's places, Woodward. . TRANSLU/CENCY. n. s. Diaphaneity ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

Often, the translative stasis came into play and, accordingly, was taught as a set of precepts (De inventione 2.xix.57–61). This would be used when an inappropriate procedure was in-volved. That is, if a case were being tried in a wrong court or at the wrong time or under a wrong statute, the Roman rhetoricians taught students ways of expressing this inappropriate- ness. Civil law prescribed certain courts for cer-tain offenses. A case of bribery had to be heard in a prescribed court; ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

sportive stimulative stupefactive suasive subjective subjunctive submissive substantive subversive successive suggestive superlative supersensitive supportive suppositive suppressive suspensive talkative tentative titillative tolerative transgressive transitive translative transmissive ulcerative unassertive unattractive uncompetitive uncreative unexpressive unfestive unimpressive uninventive unobtrusive unoffensive unperceptive unpermissive unpersuasive unpossessive.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

stative ablative, constative, creative, dilative, mutative, rotative, summative, translative aggregative, agitative, alterative, applicative, carminative, cogitative, combinative, commutative, connotative, consecrative, consultative, contemplative , copulative, corporative, cumulative, decorative, denotative, dissipative, educative, explicative, facultative, federative, generative, germinative, imitative, implicative, innovative, integrative, irritative, iterative, legislative, limitative, meditative, meliorative ...

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