Definitions for missiveˈmɪs ɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word missive
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a written message; letter.
Origin of missive:
1400–50; late ME (letter) missive < ML (littera)missīva sent (letter)
a written message addressed to a person or organization
"mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
A written message; a letter, note or memo.
Origin: 15th Century; from Medieval Latin missivus, from mittere.
specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive
that which is sent; a writing containing a message
one who is sent; a messenger
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