Intellective In`tel*lec"tive, a. [Cf. F. intellectif.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining to, or produced by, the intellect or understanding; intellectual. [1913 Webster]

2. Having power to understand, know, or comprehend; intelligent; rational. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]

3. Capable of being perceived by the understanding only, not by the senses. [1913 Webster]

Intellective abstractions of logic and metaphysics. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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