institutive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

institutive (not comparable)

  1. Tending or intended to institute; having the power to establish.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Barrow to this entry?)
  2. Established; depending on, or characterized by, institution or order.
    Institutive decency. — Milton.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.