- having the ability to produce or originate; “generative power”; “generative forces”
- bring forth
- producing new life or offspring; “the reproductive potential of a species is its relative capacity to reproduce itself under optimal conditions”; “the reproductive or generative organs”
- Similar to
- bring forth
Context for New Word
While reading Gergen (2015) I came across generative as a new word.
I was preparing to create these pages and so I was trying to find an interesting word in one of my recent readings.
The following are the words that are in the New Word Project: The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.
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The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:
The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.