from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or involving inference.
  • adjective Derived or capable of being derived by inference.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to an inference; deduced or deducible by inference.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Deduced or deducible by inference.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or derived using inference

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of illation or inference
  • adjective of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
  • adjective resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference
  • adjective derived or capable of being derived by inference
  • adjective based on interpretation; not directly expressed


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