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infer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinferin‧fer /ɪnˈfɜː $ -ɜːr/ ●○○ AWL verb (inferred, inferring) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DECIDEto form an opinion that something is probably true because of information that you haveinfer something from something 🔊 A lot can be inferred from these statistics.infer that 🔊 From the evidence, we can infer that the victim knew her killer.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
inferWe can infer from the archaeological evidence that there was slavery in Carthage.It seems reasonable to infer that the cause was not sabotage but a simple accident.It is easy to infer that the marriage was not a very happy one.From archaeological evidence we can reasonably infer that these people used stone cutting tools.From this, astronomers can infer the presence of many more "black holes".infer thatHence A may infer that B intends to convey that the time is at least after whenever the milkman normally calls.It can be inferred that Gilbert supplemented his income with his profits from drug sales.However, its efficiency advantages in these circumstances should not be used to infer that it is a panacea of organizational design.Thinking this to be the case one might infer that pleasure was the only good thing.Again, are we to infer that the appearances were deceptive and that the Societies were not co-operatives?At least we can infer that there is no cause for optimism.And from this Pooh infers that there really is honey.It seems reasonable to infer that these systems are dominated by an elite in the manner described by the elite approach.Mr Young inferred that this meant that reunification with Eire was my solution.
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Verb table
infer
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinfer
he, she, itinfers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinferred
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave inferred
he, she, ithas inferred
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad inferred
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill infer
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have inferred
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam inferring
he, she, itis inferring
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you, we, theyare inferring
Past
I, he, she, itwas inferring
you, we, theywere inferring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been inferring
he, she, ithas been inferring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been inferring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be inferring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been inferring
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