Co*ac"tive (?), a. [In sense 1, fr. 1st Coact; in sense 2, fr. 2d Coact.]

1.

Serving to compel or constrain; compulsory; restrictive.

Any coactive power or the civil kind. Bp. Warburton.

2.

Acting in concurrence; united in action.

With what's unreal thou coactive art. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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