deduce


deduce
01. It is important to learn a process which will help you to [deduce] the meaning of new vocabulary from context.
02. The detectives were able to [deduce] valuable information about the killer through careful examination of the murder scene.
03. By studying the handwriting, experts were able to [deduce] that the author of the ransom note was a left-handed Asian woman.
04. Even though she didn't say a word, I was able to [deduce] that she was Japanese by her clothing.
05. If you study new vocabulary as it appears in a sentence, you can often [deduce] what part of speech the word is, which is a first step towards helping you [deduce] the meaning.
06. Fictional detective Sherlock Holmes used a process of logical [deduction] to solve crimes.
07. Johannes Kepler studied the motion of Mars, trying to [deduce] from his observations how the planet moves.
08. I [deduced] they were a having a love affair by studying their body language at the company Christmas party.
09. Albert Einstein once said that the grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical [deduction] from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
10. Henry David Thoreau once suggested that we do not learn by inference and [deduction] and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
11. Hegel once observed that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles [deduced] from it.
12. Honoré de Balzac once remarked that every human science is based on [deduction], which is a slow process of seeing by which we work up from the effect to the cause.
13. [Deducing] that the murderer was still in the house, the detective immediately began a search of all the rooms.

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  • deduce — DEDÚCE, dedúc, vb. III. tranz. A deriva, a desprinde o judecată particulară din alta generală sau un fapt din altul; a trage o concluzie, pe calea deducţiei, din două sau mai multe premise. – Din lat. deducere. cf. (pt. sens) fr. d é d u i r e.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Deduce — De*duce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deduced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deducing}.] [L. deducere; de + ducere to lead, draw. See {Duke}, and cf. {Deduct}.] 1. To lead forth. [A Latinism] [1913 Webster] He should hither deduce a colony. Selden. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deduce — I verb apply reason, arrive at a conclusion, ascertain, assume, calculate, come to a conclusion, conclude, conjecture, consider probable, construe, deduct, deem, derive, determine, divine, draw a conclusion, educe, extract, gather, guess, infer,… …   Law dictionary

  • deduce — (v.) early 15c., from L. deducere lead down, derive (in M.L. infer logically ), from de down (see DE (Cf. de )) + ducere to lead (see DUKE (Cf. duke) (n.)). Originally literal; sense of draw a conclusion from something already known is first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • deduce — *infer, gather, conclude, judge Analogous words: reason, cogitate, *think, speculate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • deduce — [v] figure out, understand add up, analyze, assume, be afraid, boil down, cogitate, collect, conceive, conclude, consider, deduct, deem, derive, draw, fancy, figure, gather, glean, have a hunch*, imagine, infer, judge, make, make out, presume,… …   New thesaurus

  • deduce — ► VERB ▪ arrive at (a fact or a conclusion) by reasoning. DERIVATIVES deducible adjective. ORIGIN Latin deducere to take or lead away …   English terms dictionary

  • deduce — [dē do͞os′, dēdyo͞os′, dido͞os′, dē do͞os′] vt. deduced, deducing [ME deducen < L deducere, to lead down, bring away < de , down + ducere, to lead: see DUCT] 1. to trace the course or derivation of 2. to infer by logical reasoning; reason… …   English World dictionary

  • deduce — v. 1) (D; tr.) to deduce from (what can we deduce from these figures?) 2) (L) on the basis of the evidence we deduced that he was guilty 3) (Q) the police were able to deduce where the fugitive was hiding * * * [dɪ djuːs] (0) the police were able …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deduce — UK [dɪˈdjuːs] / US [dɪˈdus] verb [transitive] Word forms deduce : present tense I/you/we/they deduce he/she/it deduces present participle deducing past tense deduced past participle deduced formal to know something as a result of considering the… …   English dictionary


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