inferential

adjective in·fer·en·tial \ ˌin-fə-ˈren(t)-shəl \
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of inferential

1 : relating to, involving, or resembling inference
2 : deduced or deducible by inference

Examples of inferential in a Sentence

  1. there is only inferential evidence that the ancient site was used for celebrations of the summer solstice

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Origin and Etymology of inferential

Medieval Latin inferentia, from Latin inferent-, inferens, present participle of inferre

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inferential

adjective in·fer·en·tial \ ˌin-fə-ˈren-chəl \

legal Definition of inferential

1 : relating to, involving, or resembling inference
2 : deduced or deducible by inference


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