Definitions for inferentialˌɪn fəˈrɛn ʃəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•fer•en•tialˌɪn fəˈrɛn ʃəl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, by, or dependent upon inference.

    Category: Philosphy

Origin of inferential:

1650–60

in`fer•en′tial•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inferential, illative(adj)

    relating to or having the nature of illation or inference

    "the illative faculty of the mind"

  2. inferential(adj)

    of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion

  3. illative, inferential(adj)

    resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference

    "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"

  4. inferential(adj)

    derived or capable of being derived by inference

  5. inferential(adj)

    based on interpretation; not directly expressed

Wiktionary

  1. inferential(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or derived using inference

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inferential(adj)

    deduced or deducible by inference

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