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
Origin: [L. illatio, fr. illatus, used as p. p. of inferre to carry or bring in, but from a different root: cf. F. illation. See 1st In-, and Tolerate, and cf. Infer.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
il-lā′shun, n. act of inferring from premises or reasons: inference: conclusion.—adj. Il′lative, denoting an inference: that may be inferred.—adv. Il′latively. [Fr.,—L. illation-em—inferre, illātum—in, in, into, ferre, to bear.]
The numerical value of illation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of illation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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