generative vs procreative what difference

what is difference between generative and procreative

English

Etymology

From Middle English generatyve, generatyf, generatif. Compare French génératif.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnəɹətɪv/, /ˈdʒɛnɹətɪv/, /dʒəˈnɛɹətɪv/

Adjective

generative (comparative more generative, superlative most generative)

  1. Having the power of generating, propagating, originating, or producing.
    • Of course, structures like those associated with (36) and (37) constitute only a tiny subset of the infinite set of well-formed sentence structures found in English. We can increase the Generative Capacity of our grammar ( = the set of structures which it generates) either by expanding the Lexicon on the one hand, or by expanding the Categorial Rules (i.e. Phrase Structure Rules) on the other.

Synonyms

  • creative

Antonyms

  • annihilative

Related terms

  • degenerative

Translations


German

Adjective

generative

  1. inflection of generativ:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian

Adjective

generative

  1. feminine plural of generativo

Anagrams

  • generatevi


English

Etymology

procreate +‎ -ive

Adjective

procreative (comparative more procreative, superlative most procreative)

  1. Having the power to beget; generative.

Italian

Adjective

procreative

  1. feminine plural of procreativo

Anagrams

  • ripercoteva

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