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Definition of Inferential

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conclusive, pertaining to a conclusion, pertaining to inference, speculative
Inferential Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Deduced or deducible by inference.
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\in`fer*en"tial\ (?), a. deduced or deducible by inference. "inferential proofs." s. mill.

WordNet 2.0

1. relating to or having the nature of illation or inference; "the illative faculty of the mind"
(synonym) illative
(pertainym) inference, illation
2. of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
(similar) deductive
(classification) logic
3. resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference; "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"
(synonym) illative
(similar) deductive
4. derived or capable of being derived by inference
(similar) connotative
5. based on interpretation; not directly expressed
(similar) constructive
Inferential Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Inferential may refer to:
  • Inferential statistics; see statistical inference
  • Inference (logic)
  • Inferential Focus
  • Inferential mood (grammar)
  • Inferential programming
  • Inferential role semantics
  • Inferential theory of learning
  • Informal inferential reasoning
  • Simple non-inferential passage

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