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Synonyms for infer

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  1. inferverb

    assume, conclude, deduce

  2. inferverb

    To introduce (a subject) in speaking, writing etc.; to bring in.

    conclude, assume, deduce

  3. inferverb

    To introduce (something) as a reasoned conclusion; to conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence.

    conclude, assume, deduce

  4. inferverb

    To draw a conclusion or inference by reasoning.

    deduce, assume, conclude

  5. inferverb

    To lead to (something) as a consequence; to imply. (Now often considered incorrect, especially with a person as subject.)

    deduce, assume, conclude

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infer

    gather, collect, conclude, derive, deduce, argue

    state, enunciate, propound, anticipate, prognosticate, conjecture, assume, guess

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deduce, infer, deduct, deriveverb

    reason by deduction; establish by deduction

    generalize, derive, withhold, subtract, gain, take off, extrapolate, generalise, guess, deduct, descend, come, educe, understand, recoup, deduce

  2. generalize, generalise, extrapolate, inferverb

    draw from specific cases for more general cases

    deduct, extrapolate, generalise, guess, vulgarise, popularise, understand, deduce, derive, vulgarize, interpolate, generalize, popularize

  3. deduce, inferverb

    conclude by reasoning; in logic

    deduct, deduce, extrapolate, generalise, guess, derive, understand, generalize

  4. guess, inferverb

    guess correctly; solve by guessing

    "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"

    pretend, deduct, derive, imagine, opine, generalise, gauge, extrapolate, generalize, reckon, suppose, venture, estimate, hazard, think, understand, approximate, guess, judge, deduce

  5. understand, inferverb

    believe to be the case

    "I understand you have no previous experience?"

    generalize, derive, realise, generalise, sympathise, extrapolate, empathize, interpret, sympathize, translate, deduct, empathise, read, guess, realize, deduce, see, understand

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inferverb

    deduce, conclude, collect, gather, consider probable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inferverb

    deduce, imply, gather

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infer":

    deduct, deduce, conclude

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How to use infer in a sentence?

  1. Johan Hoorn:

    I can infer the pandemic will actually help us get robots earlier in the market because people start to realise that there is no other way.

  2. Scott Sullivan:

    You really can not infer that just because the vaginal doesn't work, the oral also doesn't work.

  3. Kristina Dahl:

    There is a complete lack of measurements [in Aden, Yemen] between 1970 and 2010. ... In cases such as this, researchers have to try to fit the different data chunks together like pieces of a puzzle. You can imagine how difficult it is to infer long-term trends over the past 100 years when 40 years of data are missing.

  4. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz:

    We can only infer that the government is facing pressure from those who are making profits from the current non-transparent financial system in Panama.

  5. Simon Pegg:

    We could have introduced a new gay character but he or she would have been primarily defined by their sexuality, seen as the ‘gay character,’ rather than simply for who they are and isn’t that tokenism? the audience would infer that there has been an LGBT presence in the Trek Universe from the beginning ... that a gay hero isn’t something new or strange.

Translations for infer

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  • vyvodit, dopadnout, usouditCzech
  • schlussfolgern, schließenGerman
  • συμπεραίνω, υπαινίσσομαι, υπονοώGreek
  • inferir, argüirSpanish
  • déduireFrench
  • तर्क करनाHindi
  • dedukál, kikövetkeztetHungarian
  • ályktaIcelandic
  • implicare, inferire, infliggere, concludere, dedurreItalian
  • 推論Japanese
  • coniectoLatin
  • hīkaroMāori
  • concluderenDutch
  • anta, utlede, konkludere, spekulere, slutte, tenkeNorwegian
  • wnioskować, dedukowaćPolish
  • concluziona, deduce, motiva, infera, conchideRomanian
  • заключать, заключить, [[делать]] [[вывод]], [[сделать]] [[вывод]]Russian
  • sluta sig tillSwedish
  • anlam çıkarmak, anlamına gelmek, manasına gelmek, sonucunu çıkarmak, mana çıkarmak, anlamakTurkish
  • 推断Chinese

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