Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In apposition or so as to stand in apposition; apposition ally: as, substantive expressions put appositively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an appositive manner

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Frenchman made a remark to his wife that fitted in appositively enough.

    At Bertram's Hotel

  • Was I dreaming? or had I been speaking aloud, really putting the questions he answered so quickly and appositively?

    Mr. Isaacs

  • Your editorial states that if Scott Brown derails the health-care reform bill, he will for the rest of his political lifetime be appositively identified as "the senator who killed health-care reform."

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  • Under the adage "you break it, you've bought it," if he derails this bill, he will for the rest of his political lifetime be appositively identified as "the senator who killed health-care reform."

    ScrippsNews

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