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DEDUCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deduce mean? 

DEDUCE (verb)
  The verb DEDUCE has 2 senses:

1. reason by deduction; establish by deduction
2. conclude by reasoning; in logic

  Familiarity information: DEDUCE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEDUCE (verb)


Sense 1deduce [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Reason by deduction; establish by deduction

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

deduce; derive; infer; deduct

Hypernyms (to "deduce" is one way to...):

conclude; reason; reason out (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion)

Domain category:

logic; logical system; system of logic (a system of reasoning)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "deduce"):

extrapolate (gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating)

carry back (deduct a loss or an unused credit from taxable income for a prior period)

surmise (infer from incomplete evidence)

elicit (derive by reason)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 2deduce [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Conclude by reasoning; in logic

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

deduce; infer

Hypernyms (to "deduce" is one way to...):

conclude; reason; reason out (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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