Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Declarative.
  • adj. Setting forth that which is the law.
  • adj. Explaining a legal interpretation or right.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Serving to declare or explain

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making declaration, explanation, or exhibition; making clear or manifest; affirmative; expressive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making declaration, clear manifestation, or exhibition; affirmative; declarative.

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

  • adj. relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration

Etymologies

declare +‎ -atory (Wiktionary)

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