Complete Definition of "infer"

English

Pronunciation
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Etymology
From L. inferre.

Verb
en-verb|infers|inferring|inferred

  1. transitive To surmise or reason from circumstance.
  2. transitive To conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence.
  3. intransitive To draw a conclusion (by reasoning).

Synonyms
assume, conclude, deduce

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Synonyms)

Finnish: päätellä (1,2), tehdä johtopäätös (1,2)
French: déduire
Icelandic: álykta (1), að gefa í skyn (2)
Japanese: æ¨éãã
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Norwegian: utlede, konkludere, slutte (1), anta, tenke, spekulere (2)
Spanish: argüir

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