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Synonyms for induction
ɪnˈdʌk ʃənin·duc·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 4 votes

  1. induction

    Deduction is reasoning from the general to the particular; induction is reasoning from the particular to the general. Deduction proceeds from a general principle through an admitted instance to a conclusion. Induction, on the other hand, proceeds from a number of collated instances, through some attribute common to them all, to a general principle. The proof of an induction is by using its conclusion as the premise of a new deduction. Thus what is ordinarily known as scientific induction is a constant interchange of induction and deduction. In deduction, if the general rule is true, and the special case falls under the rule, the conclusion is certain; induction can ordinarily give no more than a probable conclusion, because we can never be sure that we have collated all instances. An induction is of the nature of an inference, but while an inference may be partial and hasty, an induction is careful, and aims to be complete. Compare DEMONSTRATION; HYPOTHESIS.

    deduction, inference

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. induction

    collection, collation, gathering, application

    statement, generalization, proposition, class, principle, law, deduction, inference, argumentation, discourse

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. initiation, induction, installationnoun

    a formal entry into an organization or position or office

    "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"

    evocation, foundation, instauration, installing, generalization, creation, elicitation, installation, generalisation, instalment, inductive reasoning, knowledgeability, institution, trigger, inductance, founding, innovation, initiation, installment, knowledgeableness, origination, introduction, facility

  2. induction, inductancenoun

    an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, inductor, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning

  3. generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoningnoun

    reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

    generalisation, abstraction, installation, generalization, generality, inductance, stimulus generalization, evocation, initiation, trigger, elicitation, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  4. evocation, induction, elicitationnoun

    stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

    "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning, summoning

  5. inductionnoun

    the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)

    "the induction of an anesthetic state"

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning

  6. trigger, induction, initiationnoun

    an act that sets in motion some course of events

    elicitation, foundation, evocation, introduction, generalization, creation, installation, generalisation, inductive reasoning, knowledgeability, institution, trigger, inductance, founding, gun trigger, initiation, instauration, knowledgeableness, origination, innovation

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. inductionnoun

    introduction (into office), installation, inauguration, institution

  2. inductionnoun

    conclusion (from many facts), inference, inductive method, baconian method

  3. inductionnoun

    (Physics.) influence of proximity

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  1. Thomas Wolfe:

    Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.

  2. President Pranab Mukherjee:

    My government has approved the induction of women as short service commission officers and as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force. In the future, my government will induct women in all the fighter streams of our armed forces, in our country 'Shakti', which means power, is the manifestation of female energy. This Shakti defines our strength.

  3. Stuart Phillips:

    People say that lifting heavier loads is the only way you can recruit type II fibers, but that’s just not true, you can recruit type II muscle fibers by induction of fatigue.

  4. Christina DePino:

    My doctor explained that while not all the reasons are understood, after 37 weeks, patients with ICP are at a very high risk of having a stillborn. He also explained that induction was still my choice, as it is possible to carry a baby to full term and not have a stillborn.

  5. Chairman Naresh Goyal:

    The induction of capacity and the enhanced competitive scenario is creating a constant pressure on yields.

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