Antonyms of adj commutative

1 sense of commutative

Sense 1

commutative -- ((of a binary operation) independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a")

INDIRECT (VIA independent) -> dependent -- (relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture")

Similarity of adj commutative

1 sense of commutative

Sense 1

commutative -- ((of a binary operation) independent of order; as in e.g. "a x b = b x a")

=> independent (vs. dependent) -- (free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism")