illation


il·la·tion

noun \i-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of ILLATION

1
:  the action of inferring :  inference
2
:  a conclusion inferred

Origin of ILLATION

Late Latin illation-, illatio, from Latin, action of bringing in, from inferre (past participle illatus) to bring in, from in- + ferre to carry — more at tolerate, bear
First Known Use: 1533

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