inceptively
adverb see inceptive II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inceptively — Inceptive In*cep tive, a. Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb, which expresses the beginning of action; called also {inchoative}. {In*cep tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inceptively — in·cep·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • inceptively — adverb see inceptive II …   Useful english dictionary

  • inceptive — inceptively, adv. /in sep tiv/, adj. 1. beginning; initial. 2. Gram. (of a derived verb, or of an aspect in verb inflection) expressing the beginning of the action indicated by the underlying verb, as Latin verbs in sco, which generally have… …   Universalium

  • inceptive — I. noun Date: 1612 an inchoative verb II. adjective Date: 1656 1. inchoative 2 2. of or relating to a beginning • inceptively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Loose coupling — describes a resilient relationship between two or more systems or organizations with some kind of exchange relationship. Each end of the transaction makes its requirements explicit and makes few assumptions about the other end. The notion of… …   Wikipedia

  • inceptive — /ɪnˈsɛptɪv/ (say in septiv) adjective 1. Grammar (of a derived verb, or of an aspect in verb inflection) expressing the beginning of the action indicated by the underlying verb. For example: Latin verbs in sco generally have inceptive force, as… …   Australian English dictionary

  • inceptive — [in sep′tiv] adj. [OFr inceptif < LL inceptivus < L inceptus: see INCEPTION] 1. beginning; introductory; initial 2. Gram. expressing the beginning of an action n. an inceptive verb or form, as in Latin inceptively adv …   English World dictionary

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