Definition of explanatorily in English:



  • See explanatory

    • ‘The philosophical distinction between truths of meaning and truths of fact does not reflect a genuine, explanatorily significant distinction.’
    • ‘Without it, even a priori deducibility might seem explanatorily less than sufficient, though the need for such a story remains a matter of controversy.’
    • ‘‘Not relevant’ means, for Skinner, explanatorily circular or regressive.’
    • ‘The closure principle is both plausible and explanatorily valuable.’
    • ‘This leads naturally enough to the conclusion that it is simply confused or explanatorily superfluous.’