# Distributive meaning

*a × (b + c) = a × b + a × c,*then the operation indicated by × is distributive over the operation indicated by +.

*every*in the sentence

*Every employee attended the meeting.*

“each” and “either” are *distributive* words.

Distributive justice.

If function f is distributive with respect to function g, then .

If the operation is distributive with respect to the operation , then .

A distributive adjective or pronoun, such as "each", "either", or "every"

A distributive numeral, such as Latin "bini" (two by two)

### Origin of distributive

- From Middle French
*distributif*##### From Wiktionary