Definition for IN'FER-ENCE

IN'FER-ENCE, n. [Fr. from inferer.]

A truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion. Inferences result from reasoning, as when the mind perceives such a connection between ideas, as that, if certain propositions called premises are true, the conclusions or propositions deduced from them must also be true.

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