Infer is defined as to conclude from evidence or assumptions.(verb)
An example of infer is to assume that a child took the plate of cookies since he was the only one in the room when the cookies went missing.
See infer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L inferre, to bring or carry in, infer < in-, in + ferre, to carry, bear
See infer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb in·ferred, in·fer·ring, in·fers verb, transitive
Origin: Latin īnferre, to bring in, adduce
Origin: : in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + ferre, to bear; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
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