Synonyms and Antonyms of infer

  1. 1 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information he inferred that she had left because her coat was gone Synonyms conclude, decide, deduce, derive, extrapolate, gather, judge, make out, reason, understand Related Words assume, suppose; conjecture, guess, speculate, surmise; construe, interpret, read; contemplate, philosophize, rationalize, think; ascertain, dope (out), find out Phrases draw a conclusion

  2. 2 to convey an idea indirectly the results infer that there might be a problem with one piece of the equipment Synonyms allude, imply, indicate, hint, insinuate, intimate, suggestRelated Words advert, mention, point, refer, signal, signalize, signify; smack (of), smell (of)Near Antonyms announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out; delineate, describe

Learn More about infer

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up infer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!