Rhymes   Near rhymes   Phrase rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Same consonants  

Definitions of prescriptive:
  • adjective:   giving directives or rules
    Example: "Prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage"
  • adjective:   based on or prescribing a norm or standard

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Descriptive words...

Search for prescriptive at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See prescriptive used in context: 1 definition

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2018 Datamuse