Definitions for illationɪˈleɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of inferring.
an inference; conclusion.
Origin of illation:
1525–35; < L illātiō act of bringing in, der. (with -tiō-tion ) of inferre to bear in (ptp. illātus); see infer
the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
The act of inferring or concluding, especially from a set of premises; a conclusion, a deduction.
Origin: From illatio, from illatus, perfect passive participle of infero, from in + fero.
the act or process of inferring from premises or reasons; perception of the connection between ideas; that which is inferred; inference; deduction; conclusion