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Definition of "terminative" []

  • Serving, designed, or tending to terminate; conclusive. (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 "terminative" in a sentence
  • "In fact, the use of an accusative as a kind of "terminative" isn't unusual at all crosslinguistically."
  • "The interior, as seen through the window, caused him to draw up with a terminative air and watch."
  • "In fact, divine ideas are not the specific natures of creatures as creatures are conceived of terminative in themselves by God, but as they are conceived of subiective in Him, that is, by means of a different reality (the divine essence) and according to their relation of ontological dependence upon the divine essence itself."