[ ag-ri-gey-tiv ]
/ ˈæg rɪˌgeɪ tɪv /


of or relating to an aggregate.
forming or tending to form an aggregate.



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Origin of aggregative

First recorded in 1635–45; aggregate + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM aggregative

ag·gre·ga·tive·ly, adverbsub·ag·gre·ga·tive, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for aggregative

  • The Aggregative Principle anew at work in a Society grown obsolete, cracked asunder, dissolving into rubbish and primary atoms?

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
  • Fancy is aggregative and associative,—Imagination is creative, motive.

  • Are you not, in general, exaggerating the force of the aggregative as against the segregative tendencies in human nature?

  • I reckon I might have been too aggregative in my tabulation.