separative

Definitions of separative
  1. adjective
    serving to separate or divide into parts
    “the uniting influence was stronger than the separative
    synonyms: partitive
    disjunctive
    serving or tending to divide or separate
  2. adjective
    (of a word) referring singly and without exception to the members of a group
    “whereas `each,' `every,' `either,' `neither,' and `none' are distributive or referring to a single member of a group, `which' in `which of the men' is separative
    Synonyms:
    distributive
    serving to distribute or allot or disperse
  3. adjective
    (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
    Synonyms:
    disjunctive
    serving or tending to divide or separate
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