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Adjective determinative has 1 sense
  1. crucial, deciding, determinant, determinative, determining - having the power or quality of deciding; "the crucial experiment"; "cast the deciding vote"; "the determinative (or determinant) battle"
    Antonym: indecisive (indirect, via decisive)
Noun determinative has 2 senses
  1. determiner, determinative - one of a limited class of noun modifiers that determine the referents of noun phrases
    --1 is a kind of function word, closed-class word
    --1 has particulars: article
  2. determinant, determiner, determinative, determining factor, causal factor - a determining or causal element or factor; "education is an important determinant of one's outlook on life"
    --2 is a kind of cognitive factor
    --2 has particulars: clincher, decisive factor; influence
determinants determinate determinated determinateness determinating determination determination antonym determinations determinative determinatnt determind determinded determine determined determinedly determiner determiners

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