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Definitions for deductive
dɪˈdʌk tɪvde·duc·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deductiveadjective

    relating to logical deduction

    "deductive reasoning"

  2. deductiveadjective

    involving inferences from general principles

Wiktionary

  1. deductiveadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or based on deduction.

  2. deductiveadjective

    Based on inferences from general principles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deductiveadjective

    of or pertaining to deduction; capable of being deduced from premises; deducible

    Etymology: [Cf. L. deductivus derivative.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deductive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deductive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of deductive in a Sentence

  1. Thorsten J. Pattberg:

    The East is more inductive, while the West is more deductive.

  2. Scott Atlas:

    They come to me with all of their information, and then I help them decide - using deductive reasoning and the rest of the medical science that we have - what's going on with the patient, what is the management strategy here, i'm a total straight shooter.

Images & Illustrations of deductive

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