Definitions for illationɪˈleɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•la•tionɪˈleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of inferring.

  2. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inference, illation(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. illation(Noun)

    The act of inferring or concluding, especially from a set of premises; a conclusion, a deduction.

  2. Origin: From illatio, from illatus, perfect passive participle of infero, from in + fero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illation(noun)

    the act or process of inferring from premises or reasons; perception of the connection between ideas; that which is inferred; inference; deduction; conclusion

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