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adjective as in deducible

adjective as in determinable

adjective as in scientific

adverb as in a priori

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Example Sentences

Many are deductive in reasoning, using logic to ask, challenge, probe, and analyze.

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Of inductive and deductive, the inductive 140 proofs generally go first.

General truths and their application by deductive arguments usually stand late in the brief.

According to the foregoing remarks, hypotheses are invented to enable the Deductive Method to be earlier applied to phenomena.

But, further, this reasoning by counters is only suitable to a very limited portion even of our deductive processes.

In spite of his allegiance to "tradition," he generally prefers deductive to inductive reasoning.


On this page you'll find 161 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deductive, such as: a priori, consequent, derivable, dogmatic, following, and inferable.

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