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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To derive by reasoning or implication. (past tense)

Usage examples (41)
  • From the evidence the police inferred that the victim knew the culprit.
  • Verb (used with object) : They inferred his displeasure from his cool tone of voice
  • Cancer was inferred from the phrase "carcinogen bromate."
  • It is said to be inferred from the structure of the Constitution. for more
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