# distributive

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## English

### Adjective

distributive (comparative more distributive, superlative most distributive)

1. Relating to distribution.
2. (mathematics) A property of functions that have a rule describing how the function can be performed to the individual components of another operation.
If function f is distributive with respect to function g, then $f(a, g(b,c)) = g(f(a,b), f(a,c))$.
If the operation $\star$ is distributive with respect to the operation $\circ$, then $a \star (b \circ c) = (a \star b) \circ (a \star c)$.

### Noun

distributive (plural distributives)

1. (grammar) A distributive adjective or pronoun.
2. (mathematics) A distributive numeral.

## French

### Adjective

distributive

1. feminine form of distributif

## Italian

### Adjective

distributive f

1. Feminine plural form of distributivo

## Swedish

### Adjective

distributive

1. absolute definite natural masculine form of distributiv.