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Adjective: connective  ku'nek-tiv
  1. Connecting or tending to connect
    "connective remarks between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals"
Noun: connective  ku'nek-tiv
  1. An uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words, phrases, clauses or sentences
    - conjunction, conjunctive, continuative
     
  2. Something that connects things together
    "he soldered the connective";
    - connection, connexion [Brit], connector, connecter

Derived forms: connectives

See also: conjunctive

Type of: closed-class word, function word, instrumentality, instrumentation

Encyclopedia: Connective