Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By way of inference; in an inferable way.

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Examples

  • "Postal-Union Telegraph bonds, valued at $102,345," went on the reading voice, and again the interrupting critic remarked: "Which, you see, we may regard as very significant, since it both obviously and inferably demonstrates that the telegraph company and the poolrooms are compelled to stand together!"

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • It is perhaps significant that the extent of this differentiation -- and inferably the definition of rhythmical synthesis -- corresponds to the reported musical aptitudes of the subjects; J. is musically trained,

    Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 Containing Sixteen Experimental Investigations from the Harvard Psychological Laboratory.

  • His 'Wilhelm Meister,' for example, is so far removed within the region of the "ideal" that its unprincipled, its evil principled, tenor in regard to women is pronounced "unmorality," and is therefore inferably harmless.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

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