- serving to declare, make known, or explain: a declarative statement.
Origin of declarative
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Historical Examples of declaratively
In these cases God disobligeth you from your vow by a mutation of the matter; and a pastor may dispense with it declaratively.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)
- making or having the nature of a declaration
mid-15c., from French déclaratif and directly from Late Latin declarativus, from past participle stem of Latin declarare (see declare).