• Pertaining to addition; that can be, or has been, added.
  • That is distributive over addition.
  • Whose operator is identified as addition.
  • Pertaining to chemical addition.
  • Of or pertaining to genes (or the interaction etc. of such genes) which govern the same trait and whose effects work together on the phenotype.



  • From Late Latin additivus, from the participial stem of Latin addere ("to add").

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