Definitions for inferɪnˈfɜr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deduce, infer, deduct, derive(verb)

    reason by deduction; establish by deduction

  2. generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer(verb)

    draw from specific cases for more general cases

  3. deduce, infer(verb)

    conclude by reasoning; in logic

  4. guess, infer(verb)

    guess correctly; solve by guessing

    "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"

  5. understand, infer(verb)

    believe to be the case

    "I understand you have no previous experience?"


  1. infer(Verb)

    To introduce (a subject) in speaking, writing etc.; to bring in.

  2. infer(Verb)

    To introduce (something) as a reasoned conclusion; to conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence.

  3. infer(Verb)

    To draw a conclusion or inference by reasoning.

  4. infer(Verb)

    To lead to (something) as a consequence; to imply. (Now often considered incorrect, especially with a person as subject.)

  5. Origin: From inferō.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Infer(verb)

    to bring on; to induce; to occasion

  2. Infer(verb)

    to offer, as violence

  3. Infer(verb)

    to bring forward, or employ as an argument; to adduce; to allege; to offer

  4. Infer(verb)

    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; to imply; as, I inferred his determination from his silence

  5. Infer(verb)

    to show; to manifest; to prove

  6. Origin: [L. inferre to bring into, bring forward, occasion, infer; pref. in- in + ferre to carry, bring: cf. F. infrer. See 1 st Bear.]


  1. Infer

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • usoudit, dopadnout, vyvoditCzech
  • schlussfolgern, schließenGerman
  • συμπεραίνω, υπονοώ, υπαινίσσομαιGreek
  • inferir, argüirSpanish
  • déduireFrench
  • kikövetkeztet, dedukálHungarian
  • ályktaIcelandic
  • dedurre, concludere, inferire, infliggere, implicareItalian
  • coniectoLatin
  • hīkaroMāori
  • concluderenDutch
  • anta, tenke, utlede, konkludere, slutte, spekulereNorwegian
  • wnioskować, dedukowaćPolish
  • motiva, deduce, concluziona, infera, conchideRomanian
  • заключить, [[делать]] [[вывод]], заключать, [[сделать]] [[вывод]]Russian
  • sluta sig tillSwedish
  • anlamına gelmek, manasına gelmek, anlam çıkarmak, anlamak, mana çıkarmak, sonucunu çıkarmakTurkish
  • 推断Chinese

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