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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for tentative:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon;
           "probationary employees"; "a provisional government";
           "just a tentative schedule" [syn: probationary,
           provisional, provisionary, tentative]
    2: unsettled in mind or opinion; "drew a few tentative
       conclusions" [syn: doubtful, tentative]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tentative \Ten*ta"tive\, a. [L. tentare to try: cf. F. tentatif.
   See Tempt.]
   Of or pertaining to a trial or trials; essaying;
   experimental. "A slow, tentative manner." --Carlyle. --
   Ten*ta"tive*ly, adv.
   [1913 Webster]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Tentative \Ten*ta"tive\, n. [Cf. F. tentative.]
   An essay; a trial; an experiment. --Berkley.
   [1913 Webster]

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