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Infer

In`fer´
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Inferred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Inferring.]
1.To bring on; to induce; to occasion.
2.To offer, as violence.
3.To bring forward, or employ as an argument; to adduce; to allege; to offer.
4.To derive by deduction or by induction; to conclude or surmise from facts or premises; to accept or derive, as a consequence, conclusion, or probability; as, I inferred his determination from his silence.
Such opportunities always infer obligations.
- Atterbury.
5.To show; to manifest; to prove.
This doth infer the zeal I had to see him.
- Shak.
Verb1.infer - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
Synonyms: deduce, derive, deduct
2.infer - draw from specific cases for more general cases
3.infer - conclude by reasoning; in logic
Synonyms: deduce
4.infer - guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
Synonyms: guess
5.infer - believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?"
Synonyms: understand
allegorize, allude to, analyze, apply reason, assume, be afraid, believe, bring to mind, collect, conceive, conclude, connote, consider, daresay, deduct, deem, derive, divine, dope, draw, draw a conclusion, draw an inference, dream, entail, expect, extract, fancy, feel, fetch, find, gather, generalize, glean, grant, guess, hint, hypothesize, imagine, implicate, imply, import, induce, insinuate, intellectualize, intimate, involve, let, let be, logicalize, logicize, mean, mean to say, opine, philosophize, point indirectly to, prefigure, presume, presuppose, presurmise, provide a rationale, provisionally accept, rationalize, reason, reason that, reckon, repute, say, suggest, suppose, surmise, suspect, syllogize, synthesize, take, take as proved, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be, theorize, think, use reason
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