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INTEGRATIVE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does integrative mean? 

INTEGRATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective INTEGRATIVE has 2 senses:

1. combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole
2. tending to consolidate

  Familiarity information: INTEGRATIVE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTEGRATIVE (adjective)


Sense 1integrative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Combining and coordinating diverse elements into a whole

Similar:

combinative; combinatorial; combinatory (relating to or involving combinations)

compositional (arranging or grouping)

consolidative; unifying (combining into a single unit)

endogenetic; endogenic (of rocks formed or occurring beneath the surface of the earth)

Also:

collective (forming a whole or aggregate)

combinative; combinatory (marked by or relating to or resulting from combination)

integrated (not segregated; designated as available to all races or groups)

Antonym:

disintegrative (tending to cause breakup into constituent elements or parts)


Sense 2integrative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tending to consolidate

Synonyms:

consolidative; integrative

Similar:

centralising; centralizing (tending to draw to a central point)


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