- of the production of offspring; procreative
- having the power of producing or originating
- of or characteristic of generative grammar
Origin of generativeMiddle English generatif
- Having the ability to originate, produce, or procreate.
- Of or relating to the production of offspring.
- Relating to or produced by the rules of a generative grammar.
(comparative more generative, superlative most generative)
Compare French génératif.