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Meaning of INFERENTIAL

Pronunciation:  `infu'renshul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  based on interpretation; not directly expressed
  2. [adj]  derived or capable of being derived by inference
  3. [adj]  resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference; "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"
  4. [adj]  (logic) of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
  5. [adj]  relating to or having the nature of illation or inference; "the illative faculty of the mind"
 

INFERENTIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: connotative, constructive, deductive, illative, illative
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`fer*en"tial\, a.
Deduced or deducible by inference. ``Inferential proofs.''
--J. S. Mill.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, allusive, allusory, analytic, categorical, conditional, deductive, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, epagogic, hypothetical, implicational, implicative, implicatory, indicative, inductive, insinuating, insinuative, insinuatory, ironic, maieutic, referential, soritical, suggestive, syllogistic, synthetic
 

 

 

 

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