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Adjective: inductive  in'dúk-tiv
  1. (electricity) arising from inductance
    "inductive reactance"
     
  2. (logic) of reasoning; proceeding from particular facts to a general conclusion
    "inductive reasoning"
     
  3. Inducing or influencing; leading on
    "inductive to the sin of Eve";
    - inducive

See also: a posteriori, causative, synthetic, synthetical

Antonym: deductive

Encyclopedia: Inductive