Definition of sociative in English:

sociative

adjective

Grammar
  • Of, denoting, or expressing accompaniment or association.

noun

Grammar
  • A word, form, or case denoting or expressing accompaniment or association.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Eastwick (1814–1883), orientalist and diplomatist. From classical Latin sociāt-, past participial stem of sociāre sociate + -ive, originally after German sociativ. Compare post-classical Latin sociative unitedly, French sociatif, as a grammatical term.

Pronunciation

sociative

/ˈsəʊʃ(ɪ)ətɪv//ˈsəʊsɪətɪv/