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Overview of verb infer

The verb infer has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) deduce, infer, deduct, derive

(reason by deduction; establish by deduction)

2. (1) generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer

(draw from specific cases for more general cases)

3. deduce, infer

(conclude by reasoning; in logic)

4. guess, infer

(guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize")

5. understand, infer

(believe to be the case; "I understand you have no previous experience?") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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