Origin of declarative
Examples from the Web for declarative
Just the subliminal nature of being on stage and making a declarative statement rather than a passive one.'Daily Show' Creator Lizz Winstead Is the Queen of Calling Bullshit|Caitlin Dickson|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The danger is that with Miral, the declarative seems to have taken over.
The sentences are deliberately stricken, numb, and declarative.
A declarative sentence declares or asserts something as a fact.An Advanced English Grammar with Exercises|George Lyman Kittredge
Orality can be assertive (declarative), interrogative, and imperative (a great deal more so than writing).The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
There are three moods, the indicative or declarative, the imperative or commanding, and the infinitive or unlimited.Lectures on Language|William S. Balch
We have passed a resolution, which is now on your files, declarative of the sense of this House as to their constitutional rights.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
The topic must be given some definite expression in a declarative sentence before any real argument is possible.Public Speaking|Clarence Stratton
British Dictionary definitions for declarative
Word Origin and History for declarative
mid-15c., from French déclaratif and directly from Late Latin declarativus, from past participle stem of Latin declarare (see declare).