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Definition 1: relating to or having the nature of illation or inference - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where illative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the illative faculty of the mind

Synonyms for illative in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: expressing or preceding an inference - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where illative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • `therefore' is an illative word

(illative is similar to ...) involving inferences from general principles

(illative belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 3: resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where illative or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an illative conclusion
  • inferential reasoning

Synonyms for illative in the sense of this definition

(illative is similar to ...) involving inferences from general principles

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