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Amative — Am a*tive, a. [L. amatus, p. p. of amare to love.] Full of love; amatory. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
amative — (adj.) 1630s, pertaining to love, from L. amat , pp. stem of amare to love (see AMY (Cf. Amy)) + IVE (Cf. ive) … Etymology dictionary
amative — amorous, amatory, *erotic … New Dictionary of Synonyms
amative — [am′ə tiv] adj. [< ML amativus, lovable < pp. of L amare, to love] of or inclined to love, esp. sexual love amatively adv. amativeness n … English World dictionary
amative — I amative, amatory (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. loving, affectionate; amorous, ardent; erotic. See love. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Feeling or devoted to sexual love or desire: amorous, concupiscent, erotic, lascivious,… … English dictionary for students
amative — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin amativus, from Latin amatus, past participle of amare Date: 1636 1. amorous 1 2. amorous 3 • amatively adverb • amativeness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
amative — amatively, adv. amativeness, n. /am euh tiv/, adj. disposed to love; amorous. [1630 40; < ML amativus, equiv. to amat(us) (ptp. of amare to love) + ivus IVE] * * * … Universalium
amative — adjective Pertaining to love; amorous … Wiktionary
amative — amÂ·aÂ·tive || Ã¦mÉ™tÉªv adj. showing love, pertaining to love … English contemporary dictionary
amative — am·a·tive … English syllables
amative — am•a•tive [[t]ˈæm ə tɪv[/t]] adj. disposed to love; amorous • Etymology: 1630–40; < ML am′a•tive•ly, adv. am′a•tive•ness, n … From formal English to slang