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inference

in·fer·ence

inference

pronunciation:
In f rns [or] In frns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a conclusion derived from inferring.
When she said she was expected at home, he made the inference that she was married.
similar words:
assumption, conclusion, consequence, derivation, judgment
definition 2: the act or process of inferring.
Your conclusion is based on inference and not fact.
similar words:
assumption, conjecture