Should dictionaries be descriptive or prescriptive

prescriptive (German)

Part of speech: adjective

Increases:
positive prescriptive, Comparative , Superlative
Hyphenation:
pre | script | tive, No increase
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [pʁɛskʁɪpˈtiːf]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Linguistics: seen from the judgmental perspective, from which there is “right” and “wrong” in the use of language
Origin of the term:
from the Latinpraescriptivus "Prescriptive"
Synonyms:
1) defining, normative, prescriptive
Opposite words:
1) [factual] descriptive, descriptive
Application examples:
1) Off more prescriptive The use of this formulation is simply wrong.
1) “These formulations show the turning away from one rather prescriptive Language description in favor of a more descriptive orientation. "

Translations

  • English: 1) prescriptive

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

One of the innovations in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 is the IBM-owned company, the System Roles, the prescriptive and should provide automated paths for operating system configurations.
Linux-Magazin Online, October 30, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.


Grammar / Declinations

Inflection prescriptive - The declension of the adjective prescriptive

 NominativeGenitivedativeaccusative
definite article
Masculinethe prescriptiveof the prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptive
Femininethe prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptive
neuterthe prescriptiveof the prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptive
Pluralthe prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptivethe prescriptive
indefinite article
Masculinea prescriptive onea prescriptivea prescriptivea prescriptive one
Femininea prescriptive onea prescriptive onea prescriptive onea prescriptive one
neutera prescriptive onea prescriptivea prescriptivea prescriptive one
without article
Masculinemore prescriptiveprescriptiveprescriptiveprescriptive
Feminineprescriptivemore prescriptivemore prescriptiveprescriptive
neuterprescriptiveprescriptiveprescriptiveprescriptive
Pluralprescriptivemore prescriptiveprescriptiveprescriptive

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • normative: valid as a norm, setting a norm
  • normative
  • normalizing
  • norm-setting
  • prescriptive
  • judgmental

Another word (synonym) for prescriptive - Source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "prescriptive":

normative: normative, prescriptive, judgmental Opposite words: 1) descriptive, descriptive Examples of use: 1) A normative grammar wants to determine which way of speaking or writing is to be considered correct

Libya: Libya (German) part of speech: noun, (neuter), part of speech: toponym Comment on pronunciation: “The name of the North African state is often pronounced [ˈlyːbi̯ən], although ...

descriptive:… Dēscrīptīvus goes back. Synonyms: descriptive Opposite words: 1) prescriptive, normative 2) argumentative, normative, judgmental Examples of use: 1) descriptive ...

Descriptive linguistics: The term descriptive linguistics emphasizes above all that linguistics sees its main task not in establishing linguistic norms and thus having a prescriptive effect, but in describing language

School grammar: School grammars are based on the knowledge of scientific grammar, but unlike these are not designed to be complete and are more normative (prescriptive)


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The following terms

prescriptive (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | skrip | ti | ve Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

prescriptive grammar (German) Part of speech: noun, (feminine), part of speech: word combination, adjectival declination syllable separation: ...

prescriptive (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | skrip | ti | vem Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

prescriptive (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | skrip | ti | ven Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

more prescriptive (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | skrip | ti | ver Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

prescriptive (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | skrip | ti | ves Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

pre-stabilize (German) Part of speech: conjugated form subsidiary forms: pre-stabilized syllable division: pre | sta | bi | lier…

pre-stabilize (German) Part of Speech: Conjugated Form Secondary Forms: 2nd Person Singular Imperative Present Active: prästabilier…

pre-stabilize (German) Part of Speech: Verb Conjugations: Present: ich prästabiliere; you are pre-stabilizing; he, she, it pre-established ...

pre-stabilizing (German) Part of Speech: Participle I Hyphenation: pre | sta | bi | lie | rend Pronunciation / Stress: IPA:…

pre-stabilizing (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | sta | bi | lie | ren | de Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…

pre-stabilizing (German) Part of speech: Declined form Hyphenation: pre | sta | bi | lie | ren | dem Pronunciation / Emphasis: IPA:…