Of or pertaining to deduction capable of becoming deduced from premises deducible
- relating to reasonable deduction
- involving inferences from general axioms
- Of or with respect to deduction; capable of being deduced from premises; deducible.
1640s, from Latin deductivus, from deduct-, past participle stem of deducere "to deduce" (see deduce). Associated: Deductively.
(a.) Of or with respect to deduction; effective at being deduced from premises; deducible.
His Studies in Deductive Logic, consisting mainly of exercises and problems for the use of students, was published in 1880.