Part of speech:
(Physics) To bring about (an electric or magnetic effect) in a body by exposing it to the influence or variation of a field of force
To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
To infer from a general principle; reason deductively:
To direct attention to; point to or point out; show
To pick, pluck, or collect by picking; harvest
To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
To make a conjecture.
To reach (a destination)
To take for granted that something is true or factual; make a supposition.
To require or imply as a preceding condition
To cause (oneself) to be involved or accepted by subtle and artful means:
To talk or argue logically and persuasively:
To consider to be probable or likely:
To express or say indirectly:
(--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
To understand or explain the meaning of (something), especially in a particular way; interpret:
To take for granted; suppose (something) to be a fact
To judge; consider; estimate
Specific or direct:
Of, or having the nature of, an illation; inferential
Derived or capable of being derived by inference.
Supposed rather than real; believed; reputed. Supposed rather than real; believed; reputed.
A judgment or decision reached after deliberation.
A natural consequence or effect; a result.
(Logic) The act or process of deducing; reasoning from the general to the specific, or from premises to a logically valid conclusion; also, a conclusion reached by such reasoning
The act of drawing a conclusion or making an inference
(Archaic) To make certain, definite, and precise.
To traverse in a vehicle:
To engage in the process of extrapolating.
To collect the remaining grain, etc. from (a reaped field)
To form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture; surmise
To make evident indirectly:
To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
To state as an opinion.
To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
To trace from or to a source; show the derivation of
To emphasize the general character rather than specific details of
To reach a conclusion
To reach a conclusion
- Gather is an informal substitute for infer or conclude I gather that you don't care
- Judge stresses the careful checking and weighing of premises, etc. in arriving at a conclusion
- Conclude strictly implies an inference that is the final logical result in a process of reasoning I must, therefore, conclude that you are wrong
- Deduce , in strict discrimination, implies inference from a general principle by logical reasoning the method was deduced from earlier experiments
- Infer suggests the arriving at a decision or opinion by reasoning from known facts or evidence from your smile, I infer that you're pleased
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