serving or tending to connect: connective remarks between chapters.
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Origin of connective
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serving to connect or capable of connecting
a thing that connects
- a less common word for conjunction (def. 3)
- any word that connects phrases, clauses, or individual words
- a symbol used in a formal language in the construction of compound sentences from simpler sentences, corresponding to terms such as or, and, not, etc, in ordinary speech
botany the tissue of a stamen that connects the two lobes of the anther
anatomy a nerve-fibre bundle connecting two nerve centres
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