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deduce, infer, deduct, deriveverb
reason by deduction; establish by deduction
conclude by reasoning; in logic
To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given premises.
Etymology: From deducere, "lead from or concerning", from de-, "of" or "concerning", ducere, "lead".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: deduco, Latin.
O goddess, say, shall I deduce my rhimes
From the dire nation in its early times! Alexander Pope.
Reason is nothing but the faculty of deducing unknown truths from principles already known. John Locke.
Lend me your song, ye nightingales! Oh pour
The mazy-running soul of melody
Into my varied verse! while I deduce,
From the first note the hollow cuckoo sings,
The symphony of Spring. James Thomson, Spring, l. 575.
to lead forth
to take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole
to derive or draw; to derive by logical process; to obtain or arrive at as the result of reasoning; to gather, as a truth or opinion, from what precedes or from premises; to infer; -- with from or out of
Etymology: [L. deducere; de- + ducere to lead, draw. See Duke, and cf. Deduct.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-dūs′, v.t. to draw from: to infer a truth or opinion from what precedes or from premises.—ns. Deduce′ment, what is deduced; Deducibil′ity, the quality of being deducible.—adj. Deduc′ible, that may be deduced or inferred.—v.t. Deduct′, to take from: to separate: to subtract.—adj. Deduct′ible.—n. Deduc′tion, (1) the act of deducing: that which is deduced: the drawing of a particular truth from a general, antecedently known, as distinguished from Induction, rising from particular truths to a general; (2) the act of deducting: that which is deducted: abatement.—adj. Deduct′ive, that is, or that may be, deduced from premises or accepted principles.—adv. Deduct′ively. [L. deducĕre, deductum—de, from ducĕre, ductum, to lead.]
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The numerical value of deduce in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of deduce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of deduce in a Sentence
The global outlook has weakened further over the last six months so you can (deduce) from that there will be a slight revision (in the IMF estimates).
The first convoys started following the coordination efforts of several ministers mobilized at the level of the National Emergency Center, we salute the dignity, the resilience effort of the victims and their ability to start over. From my observations, I deduce that Haitians want to live and progress. Let us unite to offer these people a living environment conducive to development.
I have to deduce that it developed because of the many years I used JJ, i felt confident in the product because of where it was advertised on television.
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- ableiten, folgern, herleitenGerman
- [[vetää]] [[johtopäätös]], johtaa, päätelläFinnish
- сде́лать вы́вод, де́лать вы́водRussian
- härleda, deduceraSwedish
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