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Definition of Inference

Inference

  1. The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
  2. That which inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.

Inference Quotations

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Friedrich Nietzsche

A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
Thomas Jefferson

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
Richard M. Nixon

Tax dollars intended for science education must not be used to teach creationism as any sort of real explanation of nature, because any observation or process of inference about our origin and the nature of the universe disproves creationism in every respect.
Bill Nye

To all those who have drawn the inference from my words that Africa, as a continent, is somehow genetically inferior, I can only apologise unreservedly.
James D. Watson
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Inference Translations

inference in Afrikaans is gevolgtrekking
inference in Dutch is conclusie, gevolgtrekking
inference in French is corollaire
inference in Norwegian is slutning
inference in Spanish is inferencia
inference in Swedish is slutsats

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