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
Origin: [See Missive, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis′iv, adj. that may be sent: intended to be thrown or hurled.—n. that which is sent, as a letter: (Shak.) messenger: (pl., Scots law) letters sent between two parties in which one makes an offer and the other accepts it. [Fr.,—L. missus.]
The numerical value of missive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of missive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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