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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Deduction; conclusion drawn from evidence.

Usage examples (37)
  • In that sense of the term inference in which it is confined to the consequent, it may be said that --
  • He concludes this discourse of the vanity of the creature with this plain inference from the whole, That it is folly to think of making up
  • Whilst the premise of this inference is a negative evaluative statement, the conclusion is a proscriptive statement.
  • My inference is looking pretty solid at this point. for more
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