Definition of Deletive

1. a. Adapted to destroy or obliterate.



Definition of Deletive

1. Adjective. Tending to delete or obliterate. ¹

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Definition of Deletive

1. acting to delete [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deletive

deleter
deleteries
deleterious
deleteriously
deleteriousness
deleters
deletery
deletes
deletia
deleting
deletion
deletion mutation
deletionism
deletionist
deletions
deletive (current term)
deletories
deletory
delevel
deleveled
deleveling
delevels
deleverage
deleveraged
deleverages
deleveraging
delexical
delexicalization
delf
delfs

Literary usage of Deletive

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1. The Ten Nequdoth of the Torah: Or, The Meaning and Purpose of the by Romain François Butin, Shemaryahu Talmon (1906)
"... as deletive signs. In any case it is needless to remark that the Zohar is of late origin,1 and may have been influenced by the methods of the Massorah ..."

2. The works of Thomas Goodwin by Thomas Goodwin (1866)
"115. Of sin depends on the will of God, hatred of it on his nature, v. 15. Is not deletive of sin, v. 79 ; does not stand for obedience, 86. ..."

3. Twelve Thousand Words Often Mispronounced by William Henry Pinkney Phyfe (1908)
"... deletive—deT-g-tiv. The Standard Dictionary says de-le'-tIv. delicatessen—del-l-ka-tgs'-sgn. ..."

4. Dictionary of Hard Words by Robert Morris Pierce (1910)
"(deputy; representativ) 'deh-get. delete v. (destroy ; blot out) di'hit. deleterious adj. (hurtful; noxious) deh'ti:-zi-as. deletive adj. ..."

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