replacive etymology

English word replacive comes from English -ive, English replace

Detailed word origin of replacive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ive English (eng) An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive.
replace English (eng) (transitive) To demolish a building and build an updated form of that building in its place.. (transitive) To refund; to repay; to restore. (transitive) To restore to a former place, position, condition, etc.; to put back. (transitive) To supply or substitute an equivalent for.. (transitive) To take the place of; to supply the want of; to fulfill the end or office of.. (transitive, rare) To [...]
replacive English (eng) (linguistics) Denoting replacement.. (mineralogy) Of or relating to replacement of one mineral by another, or a rock which exhibits such replacement.

Words with the same origin as replacive

Descendants of -ive
administrative adoptive aggressive aggressively appreciative argumentative assertive competitive decorative elective explosive instinctive instinctively instructive investigative legislative manipulative obsessive oppressive preemptive protective reactive reflective secretive subjective