Inferential
Inferential In`fer*en"tial, a. Deduced or deducible by inference. ``Inferential proofs.'' --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

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  • inferential — in·fer·en·tial /ˌin fə ren chəl/ adj 1: relating to, involving, or resembling inference 2: deduced or deducible by inference Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • inferenţial — INFERENŢIÁL adj. bazat pe inferenţă; deductibil. (< engl. inferential) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • inferential — 1650s, from M.L. inferentia (see INFERENCE (Cf. inference)) + adj. suffix AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inferential — ratiocinative (see under INFERENCE 2) Analogous words: hypothetical, putative, purported, conjectural, sup posititious, *supposed: *theoretical, speculative, academic: implicit, constructive, virtual Contrasted words: *explicit, express, definite …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inferential — [in΄fər en′shəl] adj. [< ML inferentia + AL] based on or having to do with inference inferentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • inferential — In the law of evidence, operating in the way of inference; argumentative. Presumptive evidence is sometimes termed inferential …   Black's law dictionary

  • inferential — In the law of evidence, operating in the way of inference; argumentative. Presumptive evidence is sometimes termed inferential …   Black's law dictionary

  • inferential — inference ► NOUN 1) a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. 2) the process of reaching a conclusion by inferring. DERIVATIVES inferential adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • inferential — adjective 1. relating to or having the nature of illation or inference (Freq. 1) the illative faculty of the mind • Syn: ↑illative • Pertains to noun: ↑inference (for: ↑illative), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • inferential — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin inferentia, from Latin inferent , inferens, present participle of inferre Date: 1657 1. relating to, involving, or resembling inference 2. deduced or deducible by inference …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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