Origin of illative
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
- the illative case
- an illative word or speech element
Word Origin for illative
"inferential," 1610s, from Late Latin illativus, from Latin illatus "brought in," used as past participle of inferre. As a noun from 1590s.