Definition of inductive:
- Facilitating induction; susceptible of being acted upon by induction; as certain substances have a great inductive capacity.
- Leading or drawing; persuasive; tempting; - usually followed by to.
- Leading to inferences; proceeding by, derived from, or using, induction; as, inductive reasoning.
- Operating by induction; as, an inductive electrical machine.
- Tending to induce or cause.
- electrical (part of speech: adjective)
- reasonable (part of speech: adjective)
- "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
- "Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population", George B. Louis Arner.
M. Comte would have been the last to deny that previous to his own speculations, the world possessed a multitude of truths, of greater or less certainty, on social subjects, the evidence of which was obtained by inductive or deductive processes from observed sequences of phaenomena.- "Auguste Comte and Positivism", John-Stuart Mill.