Deduce

  • 1 deduce — DEDÚCE, dedúc, vb. III. tranz. A deriva, a desprinde o judecată particulară din alta generală sau un fapt din altul; a trage o concluzie, pe calea deducţiei, din două sau mai multe premise. – Din lat. deducere. cf. (pt. sens) fr. d é d u i r e.… …

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  • 2 Deduce — De*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deducing}.] [L. deducere; de + ducere to lead, draw. See {Duke}, and cf. {Deduct}.] 1. To lead forth. [A Latinism] [1913 Webster] He should hither deduce a colony. Selden. [1913 Webster] 2 …

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  • 3 deduce — I verb apply reason, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, assume, calculate, come to a conclusion, conclude, conjecture, consider probable, construe, deduct, deem, derive, determine, divine, draw a conclusion, educe, extract, gather, guess, infer,… …

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  • 4 deduce — (v.) early 15c., from L. deducere lead down, derive (in M.L. infer logically ), from de down (see DE (Cf. de )) + ducere to lead (see DUKE (Cf. duke) (n.)). Originally literal; sense of draw a conclusion from something already known is first… …

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  • 5 deduce — *infer, gather, conclude, judge Analogous words: reason, cogitate, *think, speculate …

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  • 6 deduce — [v] figure out, understand add up, analyze, assume, be afraid, boil down, cogitate, collect, conceive, conclude, consider, deduct, deem, derive, draw, fancy, figure, gather, glean, have a hunch*, imagine, infer, judge, make, make out, presume,… …

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  • 7 deduce — ► VERB ▪ arrive at (a fact or a conclusion) by reasoning. DERIVATIVES deducible adjective. ORIGIN Latin deducere to take or lead away …

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  • 8 deduce — [dē do͞os′, dēdyo͞os′, dido͞os′, dē do͞os′] vt. deduced, deducing [ME deducen < L deducere, to lead down, bring away < de , down + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. to trace the course or derivation of 2. to infer by logical reasoning; reason… …

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  • 9 deduce — 01. It is important to learn a process which will help you to [deduce] the meaning of new vocabulary from context. 02. The detectives were able to [deduce] valuable information about the killer through careful examination of the murder scene. 03 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 deduce — v. 1) (D; tr.) to deduce from (what can we deduce from these figures?) 2) (L) on the basis of the evidence we deduced that he was guilty 3) (Q) the police were able to deduce where the fugitive was hiding * * * [dɪ djuːs] (0) the police were able …

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  • 11 deduce — UK [dɪˈdjuːs] / US [dɪˈdus] verb [transitive] Word forms deduce : present tense I/you/we/they deduce he/she/it deduces present participle deducing past tense deduced past participle deduced formal to know something as a result of considering the… …

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  • 12 deduce — de|duce [dıˈdju:s US dıˈdu:s] v [T] formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: deducere to lead out , from ducere to lead ] to use the knowledge and information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion about it deduce that ▪… …

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  • 13 deduce — See adduce, deduce See deduce, deduct …

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  • 14 deduce — verb ADVERB ▪ easily ▪ logically ▪ The total amount can be deduced logically from the figures available. VERB + DEDUCE ▪ be able to, can …

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  • 15 deduce — [[t]dɪdju͟ːs, AM du͟ːs[/t]] deduces, deducing, deduced VERB If you deduce something or deduce that something is true, you reach that conclusion because of other things that you know to be true. [V that] Alison had got to work and cleverly deduced …

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  • 16 deduce — verb (T) formal to make a judgment about something, based on the information that you have: deduce that: I deduced that she was married by the ring on her finger. (+ from): What did Darwin deduce from the presence of these species? deducible… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 deduce — deducible, adj. deducibility, deducibleness, n. deducibly, adv. /di doohs , dyoohs /, v.t., deduced, deducing. 1. to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done …

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  • 18 deduce — de|duce [ dı dus ] verb transitive FORMAL to know something as a result of considering the information or evidence that you have: deduce something from something: The facts can be deduced from an examination of the data …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 deduce — verb we can deduce from the evidence that Harding was indeed present at the time of the murder Syn: conclude, reason, work out, infer; glean, divine, intuit, understand, assume, presume, conjecture, surmise, reckon; informal figure out …

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  • 20 deduce — transitive verb (deduced; deducing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin deducere, literally, to lead away, from de + ducere to lead more at tow Date: 15th century 1. to determine by deduction; specifically to infer from a general …

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