un declarative

declarative

[dih-klar-uh-tiv]
adjective
serving to declare, make known, or explain: a declarative statement.
Also, declaratory [dih-klar-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] .


Origin:
1530–40; < Latin dēclārātīvus explanatory, equivalent to dēclārāt(us) (see declaration) + -īvus -ive

declaratively, adverb
nondeclarative, adjective
nondeclaratively, adverb
nondeclaratory, adjective
undeclarative, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To un declarative
Collins
World English Dictionary
declarative (dɪˈklærətɪv)
 
adj
making or having the nature of a declaration
 
de'claratively
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

declarative
1530s, from Fr. déclaratif, from L. declarativus, from pp. stem of declarare (see declare).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature