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# Definition of Distributive. Meaning of Distributive. Synonyms of Distributive

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## Definition of Distributive

Distributive
Distributive Dis*trib"u*tive, n. (Gram.) A distributive adjective or pronoun; also, a distributive numeral.
Distributive
Distributive Dis*trib"u*tive, a. [Cf. F. distributif.] 1. Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing to each his proper share. ``Distributive justice.' --Swift. 2. (Logic) Assigning the species of a general term. 3. (Gram.) Expressing separation; denoting a taking singly, not collectively; as, a distributive adjective or pronoun, such as each, either, every; a distributive numeral, as (Latin) bini (two by two). Distributive operation (Math.), any operation which either consists of two or more parts, or works upon two or more things, and which is such that the result of the total operation is the same as the aggregated result of the two or more partial operations. Ordinary multiplication is distributive, since a [times] (b + c) = ab + ac, and (a + b) [times] c = ac + bc. Distributive proportion. (Math.) See Fellowship.

## Meaning of Distributive from wikipedia

- In mathematics, the distributive property of binary operations generalizes the distributive law from Boolean algebra and elementary algebra. In propositional...
- Distributive may refer to: Distributive property, in algebra, logic and mathematics Distributive pronoun and distributive adjective (determiner), in linguistics...
- Distributive justice concerns the socially just allocation of resources. Often contrasted with just process, which is concerned with the administration...
- Distributive shock is a medical condition in which abnormal distribution of blood flow in the smallest blood vessels results in inadequate supply of blood...
- In mathematics, a distributive lattice is a lattice in which the operations of join and meet distribute over each other. The prototypical examples of such...
- — Ralph Waldo Emerson Besides distributive pronouns, there are also distributive determiners (also called distributive adjectives). The pronouns and determiners...
- The distributive tendency is the propensity of the United States Congress to lean towards distributive politics, especially to gain political support and...
- on the best outcomes for the greatest number of people. Theories of distributive justice study what is to be distributed, between whom they are to be...
- In linguistics, a distributive numeral, or distributive number word, is a word that answers "how many times each?" or "how many at a time?", such as singly...
- individual or collective, or to craft outcomes to satisfy various interests. Distributive negotiations, or compromise, is conducted by putting forward a position...