- serving as or capable of serving as a substitute.
- pertaining to or involving substitution.
Origin of substitutive
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Examples from the Web for substitutive
The substitutive measures here again are the only wise and effective ones.Training the Teacher
A. F. Schauffler
- acting or able to act as a substitute
- of or involving substitution