US: /ˈɪnfɝəns/
UK: /ˈɪnfəɹəns/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • suy luận; kết luận
  • chain i. suy luận dây truyền
  • formal i. suy luận hình thức
  • immediate i. suy luận trực tiếp
  • inductive i. suy luận quy nạp
  • mediate i. suy luận gián tiếp, suy luận trung gian
  • propositional i. suy luận mệnh đề
  • statistic(al) i. kết luận thống kê

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [C] something that you can find out indirectly from what you already know: to draw / make inferences from the data + The clear inference is that the universe is expanding.
2 [U] the act or process of forming an opinion, based on what you already know: If he is guilty then, by inference, so is his wife (= it is logical to think so, from the same evidence).

Thesaurus dictionary

deduction, conclusion, understanding, surmise, assumption, presumption:
If this man's father is my father's son, the inference is that this man is my nephew.

Collocation dictionary


fair, logical, reasonable | obvious


draw, make


be based on sth
inferences based on their answers to a number of set questions


~ about
In the absence of detailed documentary evidence, we can only make inferences about Minoan religion.
| ~ from
The value of data depends on our skill in drawing inferences from it.

Concise English dictionary

+the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation