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dɪˈdus, -ˈdyusde·duce

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    reason by deduction; establish by deduction

  2. deduce, infer(verb)

    conclude by reasoning; in logic


  1. deduce(Verb)

    To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given premises.

  2. Origin: From deducere, "lead from or concerning", from de-, "of" or "concerning", ducere, "lead".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deduce(verb)

    to lead forth

  2. Deduce(verb)

    to take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole

  3. Deduce(verb)

    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

  4. Origin: [L. deducere; de- + ducere to lead, draw. See Duke, and cf. Deduct.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deduce

    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, deductumde, from ducĕre, ductum, to lead.]

Anagrams for deduce »

  1. deuced

  2. educed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deduce in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deduce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of deduce in a Sentence

  1. Christine Lagarde:

    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).

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