"regulative" Definition

  1. a. Tending to regulate; regulating.
  2. a. Necessarily assumed by the mind as fundamental to all other knowledge; furnishing fundamental principles; as, the regulative principles, or principles a priori; the regulative faculty.

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Position in dictionary: 82740 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "regulative": 1
Words that end with "regulative": 2
Words that contain "regulative": 2
Next words in dictionary: regulator, reguli, reguline, regulize, regulus, reguluses, regurgitate, regurgitation, rehabilitate, rehabilitated
Previous words in dictionary: regulation, regulating, regulated, regulate, regularness, regularly, regularize, regularity, regularia, regular

English Dictionary Definition of regulative

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