Examples from the Web for connectives
Such words (which serve both as pronouns and as connectives) are called relative pronouns.An Advanced English Grammar with Exercises|George Lyman Kittredge
Notice especially the connectives which introduce sentences and clauses marked off by commas.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight|Edmund Luce
But, “shining and tall and fair and straight,” because all the connectives are expressed.
The third method of securing coherence in a sentence is by the use of connectives.
Reconstruction from serial sections of the cerebro-pleural mass nerves and connectives of Malletia faba.Journal of Entomology and Zoology|Horace Gunthorp
British Dictionary definitions for connectives
- 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