from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
- transitive v. To infer from a general principle; reason deductively: deduced from the laws of physics that the new airplane would fly.
- transitive v. To trace the origin or derivation of.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given premises.
- v. To take away; to deduct; to subtract.
- v. To lead forth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To lead forth.
- transitive v. To take away; to deduct; to subtract.
- transitive v. To derive or draw; to derive by logical process; to obtain or arrive at as the result of reasoning; to gather, as a truth or opinion, from what precedes or from premises; to infer; -- with from or out of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To lead forth or away; conduct.
- To trace the course of; describe from first to last.
- To draw; derive; trace.
- To derive or conclude as a result of a known principle; draw as a necessary conclusion; infer from what is known or believed. See deduction, and deductive reasoning, under deductive.
- To bring before a court of justice for decision.
- To deduct.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. conclude by reasoning; in logic
- v. reason by deduction; establish by deduction
There is thus no reason to automatically deduce from a booklet and label about the moon that the vineyards are farmed biodynamically for they can be organic as well.
Thus the only question left is why should one deduce from a “booklet explaining the phases of the moon” that the product has anything to do with Biodynamics?
It cannot deduce from a book the nature of the being who wrote it.
As on can deduce from the quote from Wilson above, the Germans may have copied their racism from Anglo-phone countries, but Anglophone and French countries also had strong humanistic and egalitarian traditions that they did not copy.
That man has a duty to so domesticate his passions to serve his reason we can deduce from the raw fact that the appetites are a multitude of contradictory desires, as easily able to be inconsistent with surrounding facts of reality as consistent.
What his movements were after that I had largely to deduce from the facts of the situation, for I could scarcely see him in the dim starlight.
The physicist Brian Pippard, who held Maxwellâs old chairâ ¦ at the University of Cambridge, has put it thus: âWhat is surely impossible is that a theoretical physicist, given unlimited computing power, should deduce from the law of physics that a certain complex structure is aware of its own existence. ââ (p44)
So talking of conclusions, what can we deduce from the evening?
At any rate, the point of that was going to be that my plan failed, and I was unable to deduce from the search return which obscure text you were looking at.
That's what is being discussed; in particular, Eric's claim that there is some sort of 'Barrier' which he says he can deduce from the nature of evolution, symbols and meaning. stunny: That is false.