infer - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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present tense
present participleinferring
past tenseinferred
past participleinferred
  1. to form an opinion about something that is based on information that you already have
    infer something from something:

    A link between the two conditions can be inferred from previous studies.

    infer (that):

    Her appearance led them to infer that she was very wealthy.

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