Difference between Ablative and Subtractive

What is the difference between Ablative and Subtractive?

Ablative as an adjective is taking away or removing while Subtractive as an adjective is of or pertaining to subtraction


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The ablative case.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Taking away or removing Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, such as Finnish, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away. Sacrificial, wearing away or being destroyed in order to protect the underlying, as in ablative paints used for antifouling.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Of or pertaining to subtractionDescribing a colour, from which some wavelengths have been removed

We hope you now know whether to use Ablative or Subtractive in your sentence.

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