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 (dĭ-klâr′ə-tĭv, -klăr′-)
1. Serving to declare or state.
2. Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to make a statement: a declarative sentence.
A sentence or expression that makes a statement.

de·clar′a·tive·ly adv.


(Rhetoric) making or having the nature of a declaration
deˈclaratively adv


(dɪˈklær ə tɪv)

1. Also, de•clar•a•to•ry (dɪˈklær əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) serving to declare, state, or explain.
2. pertaining to or having the form of a sentence used in making a statement.
[1530–40; < Latin]
de•clar′a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.declarative - a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
modality, mood, mode - verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
Adj.1.declarative - relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration
interrogatory, interrogative - relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation
2.declarative - relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple in declarative statements; "indicative mood"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)


adjective affirmative, positive, expressive, definite, explanatory, demonstrative, expository, enunciatory He spoke in short, declarative sentences.
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The investigation is ongoing", "we are working on the case", "we collect operational evidence", "ten-some persons are being interrogated" and similar phrases, which so far proved to only be declarative.
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He fiercely castigated BDI's stance regarding this issue because the Albanian ruling party does not see a reason to at least give declarative support.
The findings support a theory of language acquisition that suggests that some parts of language are learned through procedural memory, while others are learned through declarative memory.
A "If there is no readiness for a greater NATO presence in bordering countries of the European Union, it will mean NATO solidarity is only declarative," Tusk said at a security conference in the Slovak capital.
The book begins with an overview of the five kinds of knowledge related to narrative: purpose and context, procedural and declarative knowledge of substance, and procedural and declarative knowledge of form.
In English (1), for example, the most common PI construction is one in which the auxiliary verb appears in front of the subject as in (1b) (in case the corresponding declarative does not have an auxiliary, the auxiliary do is added).
Damage to a structure called the hippocampus affects such declarative "I remember" memories, but not conceptual memories, Wang said.
He then proceeds over the pages, in simple declarative statements, to detail what he likes about chocolate.
For developers, Oracle's Fusion Middleware 11g rollout on Wednesday emphasizes Java technologies, particularly the company's JDeveloper IDE, along with concepts including declarative programming and ALM (application lifecycle management).

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