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Dictionary entry overview: What does putative mean?
• PUTATIVE (adjective)
The adjective PUTATIVE has 1 sense:
1. commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
Familiarity information: PUTATIVE used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||putative [BACK TO TOP]|
Commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds
the foundling's putative father / the reputed (or purported) author of the book / the supposed date of birth
acknowledged (recognized or made known or admitted)
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