Number of syllables in the word 'descriptive'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word descriptive.

  1. No of syllables in descriptive : 3
  2. Divide syllables in descriptive : de-scrip-tive

More about the word - descriptive

  1. noun
  2. Definition : (grammar) An adjective (or other descriptive word)
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Of, relating to, or providing a description.
  3. Definition : (grammar) Of an adjective, stating an attribute of the associated noun (as heavy in the heavy dictionary).
  4. Definition : Describing the structure, grammar, vocabulary and actual use of a language.
  5. Definition : Describing and seeking to classify, as opposed to normative or prescriptive.


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