Definition of descriptive

Definition of descriptive
  1. descriptive Adjective Of, or relating to description.
  2. descriptive Adjective Of an adjective, stating an attribute of the associated noun (as "heavy" in "the heavy dictionary").
  3. descriptive Adjective Describing the structure, grammar, vocabulary and actual use of a language.
  4. descriptive Adjective Describing and seeking to classify, as opposed to normative or prescriptive.
  5. descriptive Noun An adjective (or other descriptive word)
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