Examples from the Web for illative
The repetition of the injunction "be not careful" again with the illative "therefore" is quite in the spirit of E.Supernatural Religion, Vol. I. (of III)|Walter Richard Cassels
British Dictionary definitions for illative
- the illative case
- an illative word or speech element
Word Origin for illative
Word Origin and History for illative
"inferential," 1610s, from Late Latin illativus, from Latin illatus "brought in," used as past participle of inferre. As a noun from 1590s.