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infers

verb
present tense third-person singular of infer

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1 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information
  • he inferred that she had left because her coat was gone

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2 to convey an idea indirectly
  • the results infer that there might be a problem with one piece of the equipment

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“Infers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/infers. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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