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Implication and Inferrence

The noun form of imply is implication. An implication is a hint or clue that something is true.

The noun form of infer is inference. An inference is an educated guess, a conclusion based on indirect evidence.

Bethany made an inference about the contents inside the wrapped gift based on the sound it made when she shook it.
Bethany made an inference about the contents inside the wrapped gift based on the sound it made when she shook it.

 

Infer and deduce are synonyms. (Both words mean the same thing).

Likewise, an inference and a deduction are the same thing.

 

Instructions for the Quiz

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