Synonyms for infer

Synonyms for (verb) infer

Synonyms: understand, infer

Definition: believe to be the case

Usage: I understand you have no previous experience?

Similar words: believe

Definition: accept as true; take to be true

Usage: I believed his report; We didn't believe his stories from the War; She believes in spirits


Synonyms: guess, infer

Definition: guess correctly; solve by guessing

Usage: He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize

Similar words: puzzle out, figure out, lick, work, work out, solve

Definition: find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of

Usage: did you solve the problem?; Work out your problems with the boss; this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out; did you get it?; Did you get my meaning?; He could not work the math problem


Synonyms: infer, deduce, deduct, derive

Definition: reason by deduction; establish by deduction

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house


Synonyms: deduce, infer

Definition: conclude by reasoning; in logic

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house


Synonyms: extrapolate, generalise, generalize, infer

Definition: draw from specific cases for more general cases

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house