Pronunciation: /ˈɪn fər əns/ ?

When logical arguments are linked together, an inference is what one can conclude from the logical arguments.

All men are mortal.First premise
Socrates is a man.Second premise
Therefore Socrates is mortal.Inference or conclusion
Table 1: Deductive inference example


  1. inference. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).

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