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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copulative  \Cop"u*la"tive\,  a.  [L.  copulativus:  cf  F. 
  copulatif.] 
  Serving  to  couple,  unite,  or  connect;  as  a  copulative 
  conjunction  like  ``and''. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Copulative  \Cop"u*la*tive\,  n. 
  1.  Connection.  [Obs.]  --Rycaut. 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  A  copulative  conjunction. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  copulative 
  adj  :  (grammar)  syntactically  connecting  sentences  or  elements  of 
  a  sentence;  "`and'  is  a  copulative  conjunction"  [syn:  {connecting}] 
  n  :  an  equating  verb  (such  as  `be'  or  `become')  that  links  the 
  subject  with  the  complement  of  a  sentence  [syn:  {copula}] 




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