Con*tin"u*a*tive (?), n. [Cf. F. continuatif.]

1. Logic

A term or expression denoting continuance.

[R.]

To these may be added continuatives; as, Rome remains to this day; which includes, at least, two propositions, viz., Rome was, and Rome is. I. Watts.

2. Gram.

A word that continues the connection of sentences or subjects; a connective; a conjunction.

Continuatives . . . consolidate sentences into one continuous whole. Harris.

 

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