Meaning of INDUCTIVE in English

INDUCTIVE

adjective

1.

derived or derivable by reasoning from a part to a whole, from particulars to generals, or from the individual to the universal

used an inductive approach to the problem

Synonyms: a posteriori, inducible

Related Word: Baconian, epagogic

2.

Synonyms: preliminary , introductory, prefatial, prefatorial, prefatory, ||prelim, preludial, prelusive, preparative, preparatory

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