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a position arrived at by reasoning from premises or general principles

Synonyms for inference

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

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I think that I am fairly justified in my inferences.
A state of the law which allows the interchange of matrimonial consent to be proved by inference leaves a wide door open to conjecture.
Inference,--that your brother was often at low water.
There is no reason--so Watson argues--to suppose that their knowledge IS anything beyond the habits shown in this behaviour: the inference that other people have something nonphysical called "mind" or "thought" is therefore unwarranted.
Careful observers of animals, being anxious to avoid precarious inferences, have gradually discovered more and more how to give an account of the actions of animals without assuming what we call "consciousness.
And even as to me,' continued Jasper, still pursuing the new track, with ardour, and, as he did so, brightening with hope: 'he knew that you were coming to me; he knew that you were intrusted to tell me what you have told me; if your doing so has awakened a new train of thought in my perplexed mind, it reasonably follows that, from the same premises, he might have foreseen the inferences that I should draw.
There are a few of the serious inferences which we are led by the hand to in this book, and these are fully sufficient to justify any man in recommending it to the world, and much more to justify the publication of it.
You must have evidence satisfactory and convincing to your own minds," he said, "in which you find no conjectures--but only irresistible and just inferences.
I propose to tell you--in the first place--what is known of the manner in which your cousin met his death; appending to the statement such inferences and conclusions as we are justified (according to my opinion) in drawing from the facts.
Gimv announced last week an agreement to sell its stake in Dutch data quality solution provider Human Inference to French postal equipment company Neopost (EPA:NEO).
The book begins with a chapter on the rationale for teaching inference skills and a tutorial on inference, then presents material on planning and evaluating a lesson and learning from student work.
Statistical inference for fractional diffusion processes.
NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- DOAR Litigation Consulting ("DOAR") and Inference Data today announced that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which DOAR will acquire Inference Data, a leader in analytics and electronic discovery software.
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