1.Definition: (of a word) referring singly and without exception to the members of a group
"Whereas `each,' `every,' `either,' `neither,' and `none' are distributive or referring to a single member of a group, `which' in `which of the men' is separative"
2.Definition: (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
3.Definition: serving to separate or divide into parts
"The uniting influence was stronger than the separative"