Definition of suppositive in English:

suppositive

adjective

  • 1Hypothetical, conjectural; supposed; = "suppositious". Compare slightly earlier suppositively.

  • 2Grammar. Expressing a supposition, conditional.

noun

  • Grammar. A word, form, mood, or utterance expressing a supposition; a conditional conjunction.

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). Originally from classical Latin supposit-, past participial stem of suppōnere suppone + -ive.

Pronunciation

suppositive

/səˈpɒzɪtɪv/