inductive

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adjective in·duc·tive \in-ˈdək-tiv\

Definition of inductive

  1. 1 :  leading on :  inducing

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or employing mathematical or logical induction <inductive reasoning>

  3. 3 :  of or relating to inductance or electrical induction

  4. 4 :  introductory

  5. 5 :  involving the action of an embryological organizer :  tending to produce induction

inductively

adverb

15th Century

First Known Use of inductive

15th century


INDUCTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

inductive

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adjective in·duc·tive \in-ˈdək-tiv\

Definition of inductive for English Language Learners

  • : using particular examples to reach a general conclusion about something


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inductive

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adjective in·duc·tive \in-ˈdək-tiv\

Medical Definition of inductive

  1. 1:  of or relating to inductance or electrical induction

  2. 2:  involving the action of an embryological inductor :  tending to produce induction <the inductive effect of chordamesoderm> <inductive reactions in the embryo>

inductively

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