Antonyms
Etymology

1. connective

adjective. ['kəˈnɛktɪv'] connecting or tending to connect.

Antonyms

  • disconnect

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • connect (English)
  • connecto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Connective

  • retrospective
  • introspective
  • anti-infective
  • prospective
  • irrespective
  • subjective
  • respective
  • reflective
  • projective
  • perspective
  • ineffective
  • convective
  • selective
  • protective
  • objective
  • invective
  • infective
  • directive
  • detective
  • defective
  • collective
  • elective
  • effective
  • corrective
  • affective

Example sentences of the word connective


1. Adjective
The pork needs to be cooked using low and slow heat to help break down the connective tissue.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These two connective structures work closely with one another and you can stretch them both through the same exercise.

2. connective

noun. ['kəˈnɛktɪv'] an instrumentality that connects.

Synonyms

  • phone line
  • jumper
  • ground
  • hookup
  • connector
  • patch
  • connection
  • instrumentation
  • conjunction
  • backbone
  • connexion
  • telephone circuit
  • earth
  • yoke
  • junction
  • hitch
  • coupling
  • bond
  • temporary hookup
  • instrumentality
  • telephone line
  • slip ring
  • line
  • connecter
  • subscriber line

Antonyms

  • figure
  • break
  • disjoin
  • unrelatedness

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • connect (English)
  • connecto (Latin)

3. connective

noun. ['kəˈnɛktɪv'] an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences.

Synonyms

  • closed-class word
  • coordinating conjunction
  • function word
  • subordinating conjunction
  • conjunctive
  • continuative
  • subordinate conjunction

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • unconnected
  • connected
  • separation

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • connect (English)
  • connecto (Latin)
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