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See definition of deductive on Dictionary.com
  • as indeducible
  • as indeterminable
  • as indogmatic
  • as inrational
  • as inscientific
  • as ina priori

synonyms for deductive

  • a priori
  • consequent
  • derivable
  • dogmatic
  • following
  • inferable
  • inferential
  • provable
  • reasoned
  • traceable
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How to use deductive in a sentence

Many are deductive in reasoning, using logic to ask, challenge, probe, and analyze.
THE LETTER IN WHICH LINCOLN DEBATED THE MORALITY OF SLAVERY WITH HIMSELFRONALD C. WHITEJUNE 10, 2021TIME
Of inductive and deductive, the inductive 140 proofs generally go first.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
General truths and their application by deductive arguments usually stand late in the brief.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
According to the foregoing remarks, hypotheses are invented to enable the Deductive Method to be earlier applied to phenomena.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
But, further, this reasoning by counters is only suitable to a very limited portion even of our deductive processes.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
In spite of his allegiance to "tradition," he generally prefers deductive to inductive reasoning.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
And as will be shown presently, nothing of a really scientific character is here possible, except by the inverse deductive method.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
But deductive logic is the creation of Aristotle; and it was the authority of Aristotle that Bacon sought to subvert.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
His Studies in Deductive Logic, consisting mainly of exercises and problems for the use of students, was published in 1880.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
He was clearly not very taken with the deductive powers of Mr. Headland, and he showed it very plainly.
THE RIDDLE OF THE MYSTERIOUS LIGHTMARY E. HANSHEW
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WORDS RELATED TO DEDUCTIVE

  • based on theory
  • deduced
  • deductive
  • derivable
  • inferred
  • presumptive
  • rational
  • reasoned
  • supposed
  • theoretical
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.