FORMATIVE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Formative Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Giving form; having the power of giving form; plastic; as, the formative arts.
  2. (n.) That which serves merely to give form, and is no part of the radical, as the prefix or the termination of a word.
  3. (a.) Capable of growth and development; germinal; as, living or formative matter.
  4. (a.) Serving to form; derivative; not radical; as, a termination merely formative.
  5. (n.) A word formed in accordance with some rule or usage, as from a root.


Synonyms:
Inchoative, Shaping,

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