ive

I've

[ahyv]
contraction of I have.

See contraction.
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-ive

a suffix of adjectives (and nouns of adjectival origin) expressing tendency, disposition, function, connection, etc.: active; corrective; destructive; detective; passive; sportive.
Compare -ative, -itive.


Origin:
< Latin -īvus; in some words, representing French -ive, feminine of -if

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I've (aɪv)
 
contraction of
I have

-ive
 
suffix
1.  (forming adjectives) indicating a tendency, inclination, character, or quality: divisive; prohibitive; festive; massive
2.  (forming nouns of adjectival origin): detective; expletive
 
[from Latin -īvus]

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I've
contraction of I have, 1742, first attested in Richardson's "Pamela."

-ive
sufix forming adjectives from verbs, meaning "pertaining to, tending to," in some cases from O.Fr. -if, but usually directly from L. -ivus.
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