Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you infer something, you understand it based on information that is indirect or suggested.

Examples: (verb) From the fingerprints, the police inferred that three people broke into the house. (verb) We can infer from the ancient bones that this animal probably walked on two legs.

Synonyms: verbs: figure out, determine, conclude.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 C