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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infer  \In*fer"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inferred};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Inferring}.]  [L.  inferre  to  bring  into  bring  forward, 
  occasion,  infer;  pref.  in-  in  +  ferre  to  carry,  bring:  cf  F. 
  inf['e]rer.  See  1  st  {Bear}.] 
  1.  To  bring  on  to  induce;  to  occasion.  [Obs.]  --Harvey. 
 
  2.  To  offer,  as  violence.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  To  bring  forward,  or  employ  as  an  argument;  to  adduce;  to 
  allege;  to  offer.  [Obs.] 
 
  Full  well  hath  Clifford  played  the  orator,  Inferring 
  arguments  of  mighty  force.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  derive  by  deduction  or  by  induction;  to  conclude  or 
  surmise  from  facts  or  premises;  to  accept  or  derive,  as  a 
  consequence,  conclusion,  or  probability;  to  imply;  as  I 
  inferred  his  determination  from  his  silence. 
 
  To  infer  is  nothing  but  by  virtue  of  one  proposition 
  laid  down  as  true,  to  draw  in  another  as  true. 
  --Locke. 
 
  Such  opportunities  always  infer  obligations. 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  5.  To  show  to  manifest;  to  prove.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  first  part  is  not  the  proof  of  the  second  but 
  rather  contrariwise,  the  second  inferreth  well  the 
  first  --Sir  T.  More 
 
  This  doth  infer  the  zeal  I  had  to  see  him  --Shak. 




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