[ suh-poz-i-tiv ]
/ səˈpɒz ɪ tɪv /
of the nature of or involving supposition; suppositional.
supposititious or false.
Grammar. expressing or noting supposition, as the words if, granting, or provided.
Grammar. a suppositive word.
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Origin of suppositive
OTHER WORDS FROM suppositivesup·pos·i·tive·ly, adverbnon·sup·pos·i·tive, adjective, nounnon·sup·pos·i·tive·ly, adverbun·sup·pos·i·tive, adjective
Words nearby suppositive
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It tends to slanting and suppositive traducing of the records.Cambridge and its Story|Charles William Stubbs
British Dictionary definitions for suppositive
/ (səˈpɒzɪtɪv) /
of, involving, or arising out of supposition
grammar denoting a conjunction introducing a clause expressing a supposition, as for example if, supposing, or provided that
grammar a suppositive conjunction
Derived forms of suppositivesuppositively, adverb
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