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Definition 1: the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for illation in the sense of this definition

(illation is a kind of ...) thinking that is coherent and logical

(... is a kind of illation ) an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

(... is a kind of illation ) (logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition

(... is a kind of illation ) a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions

(... is a kind of illation ) something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)

"his resignation had political implications"

(... is a kind of illation ) an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations

(... is a kind of illation ) (law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed

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