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Definitions of descriptive:
  • adjective:   describing the structure of a language
    Example: "Descriptive linguistics simply describes language"
  • adjective:   serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    Example: "The descriptive variable"
  • adjective:   concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    Example: "Descriptive linguistics"

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