Generatively



[jen-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv] /ˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
capable of producing or creating.
2.
pertaining to the production of offspring.
3.
Linguistics.

/ˈdʒɛnərətɪv/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the production of offspring, parts, etc: a generative cell
2.
capable of producing or originating
adj.

early 15c., from generate + -ive. Use in linguistics is attested by 1959. Related: Generativity.

generative gen·er·a·tive (jěn’ər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā’-)
adj.

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