Infer Definition

inferred, inferring, infers
inferred, inferring, infers
To bring on or about; cause; induce.
Webster's New World
To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion.
Webster's New World
To involve by logical necessity; entail.
American Heritage
To draw inferences.
Webster's New World
To indicate indirectly; imply.
Webster's New World

Origin of Infer

  • Latin īnferre to bring in, adduce in- in in–2 ferre to bear bher-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin inferō.

    From Wiktionary

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