What does illation mean?

Definitions for illationɪˈleɪ ʃən

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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


  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

  2. Origin: [L. illatio, fr. illatus, used as p. p. of inferre to carry or bring in, but from a different root: cf. F. illation. See 1st In-, and Tolerate, and cf. Infer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Illation

    il-lā′shun, n. act of inferring from premises or reasons: inference: conclusion.—adj. Il′lative, denoting an inference: that may be inferred.—adv. Il′latively. [Fr.,—L. illation-eminferre, illātumin, in, into, ferre, to bear.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of illation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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