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Synonyms for infer

to arrive at (a conclusion) from evidence or reasoning

to draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

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conclude by reasoning

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guess correctly

believe to be the case

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the ability to infer word meaning in context and the ability to explain how the students inferred word meanings).
Two other variables approached the significant level: the ability to infer the meaning of unknown words in context (voc.
That's troublesome because scientists often analyze bits of fossil coral to infer ancient sea-surface temperatures.
The government argued that it was reasonable to infer that criminals would, not ordinarily trust an unwitting person to deliver a valuable shipment of a large quantity of drugs, and, therefore, it is reasonable to further infer that a driver entrusted with drugs valued at between 12 and 15 million dollars must have known t he drugs were in the car.
The court ruled that those facts were sufficient to infer that the defendant knew marijuana was in the package, even though it was not opened, and he only had possession of it for a moment before being arrested.
The larger the quantity of drugs, the more reasonable it is to infer that the transaction is not an isolated sale, but an act that is part of a larger conspiracy.
22) Even though the defendant never said anything during the meetings, it was reasonable to infer that he was a participant in the conspiracy rather than a mere bystander.
contend that it may be possible not only to detect gravitational waves but also to infer the masses of the spiraling partners responsible for the waves.
This problem is greatly complicated by the possibility that a legitimate user could [make] many different 'legal' queries and infer confidential information from them.