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Definition of "combinatory" [combinatory]

  • Combinative. (adjective)
  • Combinatorial. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "combinatory" in a sentence
  • "This is called the combinatory method and it is a fully accepted part of the mainstream linguist's toolkit."
  • "K} is called a combinatory base, that is, these two combinators are the undefined constants of CL ‰¥."
  • "Likewise chimps make tools, but don't make tools to make tools, and they have a fixed set of vocalizations rather than a combinatory language."