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Deductive

De`duct´ive
a.1.Of or pertaining to deduction; capable of being deduced from premises; deducible.
All knowledge of causes is deductive.
- Glanvill.
Notions and ideas . . . used in a deductive process.
- Whewell.
Adj.1.deductive - relating to logical deduction; "deductive reasoning"
2.deductive - involving inferences from general principles
Antonyms:
inductive - of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion; "inductive reasoning"
a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, ablative, academic, analytic, categorical, conditional, conjectural, deducible, derivable, dialectic, discursive, dogmatic, enthymematic, epagogic, erosive, hypothetical, illative, inductive, inferential, maieutic, purported, putative, ratiocinative, reasoned, reductive, soritical, speculative, subtractive, supposed, syllogistic, synthetic, theoretical
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