Origin of attributive
Examples from the Web for attributive
We will notice the attributive features of these witnesses as they are related by John in this chapter—that is, Rev. xi.The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882|Joseph Wild
The words ex agro Sabino form an attributive phrase qualifying Romanos just as rusticos does.Cato Maior de Senectute|Marcus Tullius Cicero
In the first place, Kant states his problem in reference only to the attributive judgment.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
(All these attributive words apply to and unite in the unity of Brahma).
In other words, let the bodies be regarded as attributive and the forces as substantive.The Approach to Philosophy|Ralph Barton Perry
British Dictionary definitions for attributive
Word Origin and History for attributive
c.1600, from French attributif, from stem of Latin attributus (see attribute (v.)). As a noun, in grammar, from 1750. Related: Attributively; attributiveness.