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1. generative

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝətɪv'] producing new life or offspring.

Synonyms

  • reproductive
  • procreative

Antonyms

  • unproductive
  • sterile
  • uncreative

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Rhymes with Generative Grammar

  • stammer
  • slammer
  • scammer
  • muammar
  • krammer
  • kramar
  • klammer
  • grammer
  • glamour
  • glamor
  • flammer
  • enamor
  • crammer
  • clamor
  • brammer
  • rammer
  • kammer
  • jammer
  • hamre
  • hamor
  • hammer
  • hammar
  • hamer
  • dammer
  • cammer
  • amor

2. generative

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝətɪv'] having the ability to produce or originate.

Antonyms

  • unsuccessful

3. grammar

noun. ['ˈgræmɝ'] the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics).

Synonyms

  • descriptive grammar
  • descriptive linguistics
  • morphology
  • syntax

Etymology

  • gramarye (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with generative-grammar


1. Noun Phrase
As humans grow older, Chomsky suggests, their language use advances according to both their UG and something he terms generative grammar.

2. Noun Phrase
Unlike UG, generative grammar suggests a variability to language use that is context-driven, rather than innate and universal.

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