descriptive
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈskɹɪptɪv/
Adjective

descriptive

  1. Of, relating to, or providing a description.
  2. (grammar) Of an adjective, stating an attribute of the associated noun (as heavy in the heavy dictionary).
  3. (linguistics) Describing the structure, grammar, vocabulary and actual use of a language.
  4. (science, philosophy) Describing and seeking to classify, as opposed to normative or prescriptive.
Antonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: описа́тельный
Translations Noun

descriptive (plural descriptives)

  1. (grammar) An adjective (or other descriptive word)



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