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Other Connective Definition

[n] an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
[n] an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences
[adj] connecting or tending to connect; "connective remarks between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals"; "conjunctive tissue in plants"

Misc. Definitions

\Con*nect"ive\, a. Connecting, or adapted to connect; involving connection. {Connection tissue} (Anat.) See {Conjunctive tissue}, under {Conjunctive}.
\Con*nect"ive\, n. That which connects. Specifically: (a) (Gram.) A word that connect words or sentences; a conjunction or preposition. (b) (Bot.) That part of an anther which connects its thec[ae], lobes, or cells.

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