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Etymology 1Edit

Latin redditivus.


redditive (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Answering to an interrogative or enquiry; conveying a reply.

Etymology 2Edit

Latin redditivum.


redditive (plural redditives)

  1. (grammar) A word which answers an interrogative.
    Shorter Examples; Or, Second Book of English Examples, to be Rendered Into Latin – Adapted to the Use of the Lower Class, Eton, printed by E. Williams, 1826, p.30
    AN Interrogative and its Redditive (i. e. the Word which answers it) shall be of the same Case and Tense[.]
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