Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Predicating; affirming; asserting; expressing affirmation or predication: as, a predicative term.

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

  • adjective Expressing affirmation or predication; affirming; predicating, .

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

  • adjective grammar Used after a verb, as a predicate; contrasted with attributive.
  • noun grammar An element of the predicate of a sentence which supplements the subject or object by means of the verb. Predicatives may be nominal or adjectival.

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

  • adjective of adjectives; relating to or occurring within the predicate of a sentence

Etymologies

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predicate +‎ -ive

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