Synonyms of illative


1. inferential, illative

usage: relating to or having the nature of illation or inference; "the illative faculty of the mind"

2. illative, inferential, deductive (vs. inductive)

usage: resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference; "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"

3. illative, deductive (vs. inductive)

usage: expressing or preceding an inference; "`therefore' is an illative word"

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Definition and meaning of illative (Dictionary)