Meaning of summative in English:

summative

adjective

See summation

‘The new system of continuous and comprehensive evaluation is nothing but the formative and summative evaluation system which was envisioned in the National Education Policy of 1986.’
  • ‘Evaluation in this context clearly cannot be a summative, but involves the immersion of the student in a process of collaboration.’
  • ‘This exposition, necessarily summative and schematic, should not be implied as reflecting a desire for theoretical closure.’
  • ‘With extensive summative and formative research, we work to ensure that the lessons are age-appropriate.’
  • ‘It stands in contrast to summative assessment, which generally takes place after a period of instruction and requires making a judgment about the learning that has occurred.’