- Eccles. designating a benefice to or for which a patron has the right of presentation
- known or capable of being known directly, as by sense perception
- a. Perceived or capable of being perceived directly rather than through association.b. Having the ability to perceive something directly.
- Ecclesiastical Of or relating to a patron's right of presentation to a benefice.
(comparative more presentative, superlative most presentative)
- Capable of being directly known by, or presented to, the mind; intuitive; directly apprehensible, as objects; capable of apprehending, as faculties.
- (ecclesiastical, law) Having the right of presentation, or offering a clergyman to the bishop for institution.
- Admitting the presentation of a clergyman.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.