Dictionary.com

informative

[ in-fawr-muh-tiv ]
/ ɪnˈfɔr mə tɪv /
Save This Word!

adjective

giving information; instructive: an informative book.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Also in·form·a·to·ry [in-fawr-muh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]. /ɪnˈfɔr məˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/.

Origin of informative

1375–1425; late Middle English: formative <Medieval Latin infōrmātīvus, equivalent to Latin infōrmāt(us) (past participle of infōrmāre to inform1) + -īvus-ive

OTHER WORDS FROM informative

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for informative

British Dictionary definitions for informative

informative

informatory

/ (ɪnˈfɔːmətɪv) /

adjective

providing information; instructive

Derived forms of informative

informatively, adverbinformativeness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK