- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||deduced, deduces, deducing
||to draw (a conclusion) by reasoning from given information or general principles.
From the stale air and the rotting food in the refrigerator, the detective deduced that no one had been living in the apartment for some time.
- similar words:
- conclude, deduct, derive, determine, draw, infer
||to trace the derivation or origin of.
||derive, estimate, gather, penetrate, surmise
||deducible (adj.), deducibly (adv.), deducibility (n.)
The word deduce
contains the following part:
that means lead; draw along