Infer synonyms

ĭn-fûr'
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To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
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To come to a conclusion, to a final decision.
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To point out; to discover; to direct to a knowledge of; to show; to make known.
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To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
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Gather is defined as to bring or come together in one place.
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Speculate is to buy or sell land or other investments that are high risk, with the goal to make a very big profit.
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To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
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To reach (a destination)
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(Idiomatic) to infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly
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With infinitive object: to be so presumptuous as (to do something) without proper authority or permission. [from 14th c.]
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To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
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To express or otherwise convey (a thought, for example) in an indirect or insidious way.
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To imply
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To hint is defined as to suggest something.
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To reason is to think things through, to use logic, or to try to solve a problem with logic.
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To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
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To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
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To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
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To understand or explain the meaning of (something), especially in a particular way; interpret:
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To make a supposition; suppose or believe:
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Reckon is something you believe or decide after thinking about it for a while.
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Understand is defined as to know the meaning of something or to grasp the situation.
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Specific or direct:
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Of, or having the nature of, an illation; inferential
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Derived or capable of being derived by inference.
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The definition of putative refers to something commonly accepted as true or thought by most to be true.
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A final arrangement or settlement, as of a treaty.
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A statement that follows with little or no proof required from an already proven statement. For example, it is a theorem in geometry that the angles opposite two congruent sides of a triangle are also congruent. A corollary to that statement is that an equilateral triangle is also equiangular.
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(Logic) A process of reasoning that moves from the general to the specific, in which a conclusion follows necessarily from the premises presented, so that the conclusion cannot be false if the premises are true.
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(Mathematics) A calculation of an estimate of the value of some function outside the range of known values.
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The act of drawing a conclusion or making an inference
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(Countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
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To find out definitely; to discover or establish.
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(Intransitive, cricket) To hit the ball with a drive.
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To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
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To arrive at (conclusions or results) by hypothesizing from known facts or observations
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To examine or go through (books, etc.) so as to collect certain information
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To make an estimate or conjecture:
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To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
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To bring out the meaning of; esp., to give one's own conception of (a work of art), as in performance or criticism
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(Intransitive) To have or express an opinion; to state as an opinion; to suppose, consider (that).
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To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
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(Intransitive) To succeed.
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To understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly.
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To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
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To derive by deduction; deduce.
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To pour forth liquid:
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(Archaic) To have or express as an opinion.
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To trace from or to a source; show the derivation of
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To reduce to a general form, class, or law.
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Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of generalize.
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To reach a conclusion
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To reach a conclusion
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Synonym Study

  • 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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