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From Late Latin illātīvus (illative), from Latin illātus, perfect passive participle of inferō (carry or bring into somewhere; bury; conclude), from in + ferō (bear, carry; suffer).

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illative (not comparable)

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

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illative (plural illatives)

  1. (grammar) A word or phrase that expresses an inference (such as for or therefore).
  2. An illation.
  3. (grammar) The illative case, or a word in that case.

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  1. ^ Kinds of conjunctions – EnglishGrammar.org

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  1. vocative masculine singular of illātīvus