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One entry found for infer.
Entry Word: infer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to form an opinion through reasoning and information <he inferred that she had left because her coat was gone>
Synonyms conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, judge, reason, understand
Related Words conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret; contemplate, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out
Phrases draw a conclusion
2 to convey an idea indirectly <the results infer that there might be a problem with one piece of the equipment> -- see HINT