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Definition of Distributive


  1. Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing to each his proper share.
  2. Assigning the species of a general term.
  3. 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).
  4. A distributive adjective or pronoun; also, a distributive numeral.

Distributive Translations

distributive in German is verteilend
distributive in Spanish is distributivo