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Adjective: inferential  ,in-fu'ren-shul
  1. Relating to or having the nature of illation or inference
    "the inferential faculty of the mind";
    - illative
     
  2. (logic) of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
     
  3. Resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference
    "inferential reasoning";
    - illative
     
  4. Derived or capable of being derived by inference
     
  5. Based on interpretation; not directly expressed

See also: connotative, constructive, deductive

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