copulatively

copulative

[kop-yuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv]
adjective
1.
serving to unite or couple.
2.
Grammar.
a.
involving or consisting of connected words or clauses: a copulative sentence.
b.
pertaining to or serving as a copula; serving to connect subject and complement: a copulative verb.
c.
serving to connect nouns, noun phrases, verbs, clauses, etc.: a copulative conjunction.
d.
of the dvandva type: Bittersweet is a copulative compound.
3.
of or pertaining to sexual intercourse.
noun
4.
Grammar. a copulative word.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English copulatif < Latin cōpulātīvus. See copulate, -ive

copulatively, adverb
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copulative (ˈkɒpjʊlətɪv)
 
adj
1.  serving to join or unite
2.  of or characteristic of copulation
3.  grammar (of a verb) having the nature of a copula
 
'copulatively
 
adv

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