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Definition of the adjective inceptive

What does inceptive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. initial

Alternative definition of the adjective inceptive


  1. beginning; of or relating to inception
  2. [grammar] aspectually inflected to show that the action is beginning


Inceptive is a record label.

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Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

-lyalni (inceptive; begin, to); -kuhaa (inceptive; begin to); -kwikwalisu (be about to); kwisi (about ready to); -pidi- (start, to; begin, to); -p/biti- (begin an action, to); -pitihu (begin, to); ...

Google previewNew English Dictionary... (1757)

by James Buchanan

Inceptive Verbs, In grammar, such as express a proceeding by degrees in an action. Inceptive Magnitudes, (S.) In geometry, are such moments or first principles, as tho' of no magnitude themselves, yet are capable of producing such .

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

l inceptive (in-sep'tiv), adj. beginning; noting beginning: n. an inceptive word or phrase. incertitude (in-ser'ti-tQd). n. as wanting in surencss; doubtfully. incessant (in-ses'ant), adj. unceasing; ceaseless; continuous. incest (in'sest), ...

Google previewThe Processing of Lexicon and Morphosyntax (2014)

by Vincent Torrens, Linda Escobar

it is enriched with a “begin-to-cherish” (inceptive) component to match the semantics of the completive adverbial within a few minutes. This mechanism that enriches the interpretation is usually referred to in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

An inceptive and defitive proposition, as, the fogs vanish as the fun rises ; but the fogs have not yet begun to vanish, therefore the sun Is not yet riser*. Locke. (a.) Inceptive, a word used by Dr'WiKis to express such moments, or first principles, ...

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Scrabble value of I1N1C3E1P3T1I1V4E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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