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Declarative vs. Imperative

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Declarativeadjective

Expressing truth.

Imperativeadjective

Essential; crucial; extremely important.

‘That you come here right now is imperative.’;

Declarativeadjective

(programming) That declares a construct.

Imperativeadjective

(grammar) Of, or relating to the imperative mood.

Declarativenoun

(declarative statement)

Imperativeadjective

(computing theory) Having semantics that incorporates mutable variables.

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Declarativeadjective

Making declaration, proclamation, or publication; explanatory; assertive; declaratory.

‘The "vox populi," so declarative on the same side.’;

Imperativeadjective

Expressing a command; authoritatively or absolutely directive.

‘imperative orders’;

Declarativenoun

a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

Imperativenoun

The grammatical mood expressing an order (see jussive). In English, the imperative form of a verb is the same as that of the bare infinitive.

‘The verbs in sentences like "Do it!" and "Say what you like!" are in the imperative.’;

Declarativeadjective

relating to the use of or having the nature of an interrogation

Imperativenoun

A verb in imperative mood.

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Declarativeadjective

relating to the mood of verbs that is used simple declarative statements;

‘indicative mood’;

Imperativenoun

(countable) An essential action, a must: something which is imperative.

‘Visiting Berlin is an imperative.’;

Imperativeadjective

Expressive of command; containing positive command; authoritatively or absolutely directive; commanding; authoritative; as, imperative orders.

‘The suit of kings are imperative.’;

Imperativeadjective

Not to be avoided or evaded; obligatory; binding; compulsory; as, an imperative duty or order.

Imperativeadjective

Expressive of commund, entreaty, advice, or exhortation; as, the imperative mood.

Imperativenoun

The imperative mood; also, a verb in the imperative mood.

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Imperativenoun

a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior

Imperativenoun

some duty that is essential and urgent

Imperativeadjective

requiring attention or action;

‘as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative’; ‘requests that grew more and more imperative’;

Imperativeadjective

relating to verbs in the imperative mood

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