attributive adj : of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify; "`red' is an attributive adjective in `a red apple'" [syn: prenominal] [ant: predicative]
- Of, or being an attributive (see above).
- In "this big house", "big" is attributive, while in "this house is big", it is predicative.
- Having the nature of an attribute.
Attributive may mean: