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deductive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of deductive

  1. being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information <using deductive reasoning we must conclude that since everyone eventually dies, sooner or later it's going to be our turn> Synonyms a priori, deducible, derivable, inferable (also inferrible), inferential, reasoned Related Words conjectural, hypothetical, purported, supposed, suppositional; academic (also academical), speculative, theoretical (also theoretic); logical, rational Near Antonyms inducible, inductive; absolute, categorical (also categoric), definite, explicit, express; instinctive, intuitive; illogical, irrational Antonyms nondeductive




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