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1. inference

noun. ['ˈɪnfɝəns'] the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation.

Synonyms

  • abstract thought
  • entailment
  • presumption
  • deduction
  • analogy
  • derivation
  • implication
  • corollary
  • illation
  • reasoning
  • extrapolation

Antonyms

  • addition
  • increase
  • apophatism
  • cataphatism

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Words that Rhyme with Inference

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  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
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  • adolescence
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  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
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  • allowance

Example sentences of the word inference


1. Noun, singular or mass
The use of riddles and jokes can help children develop their inference skills.

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