• (British) IPA: /ɪˈleɪtɪv/

illative (not comparable)

  1. of, or relating to an illation
    an illative consequence or proposition
    an illative word, such as "then" or "therefore"
  2. (grammar) of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates motion towards or into something

illative (plural illatives)

  1. (grammar) a word or phrase that expresses an inference (such as therefore)
  2. an illation
  3. (grammar) the illative case, or a word in that case
Related terms Translations
  • French: illatif
  • Russian: иллати́вный паде́ж

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