adverb see illative II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Illatively — Il la*tive*ly, adv. By inference; as an illative; in an illative manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • illatively — See illative. * * * …   Universalium

  • illatively — adverb In an illative way …   Wiktionary

  • illatively — il·la·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • illatively — adverb see illative II * * * illˈatively (or / āˈ/) adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑illation …   Useful english dictionary

  • illative — illatively, adv. /il euh tiv, i lay tiv/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or expressing illation; inferential: an illative word such as therefore. 2. Gram. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place into or toward… …   Universalium

  • illative — I. noun Date: 1591 1. a word (as therefore) or phrase (as as a consequence) introducing an inference 2. illation 2 II. adjective Date: 1611 inferential • illatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • illative — [ɪ leɪtɪv] adjective 1》 of the nature of or stating an inference.     ↘proceeding by inference. 2》 Grammar relating to or denoting a case of nouns in some languages used to express motion into something. Derivatives illatively adverb Origin C16:… …   English new terms dictionary

  • illative — /ɪˈleɪtɪv/ (say i laytiv) adjective relating to or expressing illation; inferential: an illative word such as therefore . {Latin illātīvus} –illatively, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • illative — [il′ə tiv, i lāt′iv] adj. [L illativus: see ILLATION] 1. expressing or introducing an inference: said of such words as therefore 2. of, or having the nature of, an illation; inferential n. 1. an illative word or phrase 2. an illation or inference …   English World dictionary

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