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an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
(logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
deduction, entailment, implication
something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations
(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed