informative


informative
I adjective advisory, communicative, communicatory, didactic, disclosing, edifying, educational, educative, enlightening, enriching, explanatory, explicative, explicatory, explicit, expositive, expository, expressive, homiletic, homiletical, hortative, hortatory, illuminating, instructional, instructive, newsy, pedogogic, preceptive, propaedeutic, propaedeutical, revealing, scholastic II index demonstrative (illustrative), didactic, disciplinary (educational), eloquent, informatory, loquacious, narrative

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  • Informative — In*form a*tive, a. Having power to inform, animate, or vivify. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • informative — instructive, late 14c., formative, shaping, plastic, from M.L. informativus, from L. informatus, pp. of informare (see INFORM (Cf. inform)). Related: Informatively …   Etymology dictionary

  • informative — [adj] educational advisory, chatty, communicative, descriptive, edifying, educative, elucidative, enlightening, explanatory, forthcoming, gossipy, illuminating, informational, instructional, instructive, newsy, revealing, revelatory, significant; …   New thesaurus

  • informative — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ providing useful information. DERIVATIVES informatively adverb informativeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • informative — [in fôr′mə tiv] adj. [ML informativus < L informatus, pp. of informare: see INFORM1] giving information; educational; instructive: also informatory informatively adv …   English World dictionary

  • informative — adj. informative to + inf. (it was informative to read the latest statistics) * * * [ɪn fɔːmətɪv] informative to + inf. (it was informative to read the latest statistics) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • informative — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ find sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

  • informative — [[t]ɪnfɔ͟ː(r)mətɪv[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is informative gives you useful information. The adverts are not very informative... Holidays That Don t Cost the Earth is a lively, informative read …   English dictionary

  • informative — ● informatif, informative adjectif Qui informe, vise à informer : Publicité informative …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • informative — informatively, adv. informativeness, n. /in fawr meuh tiv/, adj. giving information; instructive: an informative book. Also, informatory /in fawr meuh tawr ee, tohr ee/. [1375 1425; late ME: formative < ML informativus, equiv. to L informat(us)… …   Universalium


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