An inchoative verb.
Beginning; starting; noting the initial point or step: as, an inceptive proposition; an inceptive verb (one that expresses the beginning of action).
In mathematics, serving to initiate or produce: applied to such moments or first principles as, though of no magnitude themselves, are yet capable of producing results which are: thus, a point is inceptive of a line; a line, of a surface; and a surface, of a solid.noun
That which begins or notes beginning, as a proposition or a verb. Also
An inceptive word, phrase, or clause.adjective
Beginning; expressing or indicating beginning; ; — called also
aspectually inflected to show that the action is beginning