Meaning of descriptively in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskrɪptɪvli/


See descriptive

‘‘Privatization’ is both descriptively appropriate for the policy in question and it has been the accepted term embraced by both sides of the debate for roughly a quarter century.’
  • ‘I will pick ten of the best questions, list them on a post and answer them as descriptively and authoritatively as I can.’
  • ‘Responses were analyzed descriptively, using measures of frequency distribution, central tendency, and dispersion.’
  • ‘As a concession to popular usage, he sometimes referred to it as a tax, but he never considered the term descriptively accurate.’
  • ‘Yet while the book excels descriptively, it falls short analytically and prescriptively.’