meaning of appositive

appositive meaning in General Dictionary

Of or relating to apposition in apposition

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  • associated with or being in apposition
  • Of or relating to apposition; in apposition.
  • A noun in apposition.

appositive meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1690s, from Latin appositus, past participle of apponere "to place to" (see apposite) + -ive. As a noun, from 1847.


appositive meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or concerning apposition; in apposition.

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  • (letter.) A noun in apposition.