Ampliative


Ampliative
Ampliative Am"pli*a*tive, a. (Logic) Enlarging a conception by adding to that which is already known or received. [1913 Webster]

``All bodies possess power of attraction'' is an ampliative judgment; because we can think of bodies without thinking of attraction as one of their immediate primary attributes. --Abp. W. Thomson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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