- infer ► VERB (inferred, inferring) ▪ deduce from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements.DERIVATIVES inferable (also inferrable) adjective.USAGE On the use of imply and infer, see the note at IMPLY(Cf. ↑imply).ORIGIN originally in the sense «bring about, inflict»: from Latin inferre 'bring in, bring about' .
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