from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Serving to inform; providing or disclosing information; instructive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having power to form or animate.
  • Didactic; instructive: as, a simply informative rather than dogmatic spirit.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having power to inform, animate, or vivify.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Providing information; especially, providing useful or interesting information.
  • adjective Not specifying requirements, but merely providing information.

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

  • adjective providing or conveying information
  • adjective tending to increase knowledge or dissipate ignorance
  • adjective serving to instruct or enlighten or inform


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