Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun connective

2 senses of connective

Sense 1
conjunction, conjunctive, connective, continuative -- (an uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words or phrases or clauses or sentences)
       => function word, closed-class word -- (a word that is uninflected and serves a grammatical function but has little identifiable meaning)

Sense 2
connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")
       => instrumentality, instrumentation -- (an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end)

Antonyms of adj connective

1 sense of connective

Sense 1
connective -- (connecting or tending to connect; "connective remarks between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals"; "conjunctive tissue in plants")

INDIRECT (VIA conjunctive) -> disjunctive -- (serving or tending to divide or separate)

Similarity of adj connective

1 sense of connective

Sense 1
connective -- (connecting or tending to connect; "connective remarks between chapters"; "connective tissue in animals"; "conjunctive tissue in plants")
       => conjunctive (vs. disjunctive) -- (serving or tending to connect)

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