Inference meaning

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The definition of inference is an educated guess made through observation.

An example of inference is a scientist guessing at the result of an experiment using things he's already learned.

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A conclusion or opinion arrived at by inferring.
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(countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
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An act or the process of inferring.
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(uncountable) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
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A logical conclusion drawn from available facts; the process of arriving at such a conclusion.
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