[il-uh-tiv, ih-ley-tiv] /ˈɪl ə tɪv, ɪˈleɪ tɪv/
of, relating to, or expressing ; inferential: an illative word such as “therefore.”.
Grammar. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place into or toward which.
Grammar. the illative case.
of or relating to illation; inferential
(grammar) denoting a word or morpheme used to signal inference, for example so or therefore
(in the grammar of Finnish and other languages) denoting a case of nouns expressing a relation of motion or direction, usually translated by the English prepositions into or towards Compare elative (sense 1)
“inferential,” 1610s, from Late Latin illativus, from Latin illatus “brought in,” used as past participle of inferre. As a noun from 1590s.
[ih-law-duh-buh l] /ɪˈlɔ də bəl/ adjective 1. unworthy of praise; not laudable.
/ˌɪləˈwɒrə/ noun 1. a coastal district of E Australia, in S New South Wales. Pop: 404 626 (2002 est) 2. an Australian breed of shorthorn dairy cattle noted for its high milk yield and ability to survive on poor pastures
adjective 1. poorly behaved; lacking good manners 1. [numerical analysis] Said of an algorithm or computational method that tends to blow up because of accumulated roundoff error or poor convergence properties. 2. Software that bypasses the defined operating system interfaces to do things (like screen, keyboard, and disk I/O) itself, often in a way that […]
[il-bee-ing] /ˈɪlˈbi ɪŋ/ noun 1. state or condition of lacking health, solvency, etc.