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Definition 1: relating to or having the nature of illation or inference - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where inferential or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the illative faculty of the mind

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Definition 2: derived or capable of being derived by inference - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(inferential is similar to ...) having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit

Definition 3: based on interpretation; not directly expressed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(inferential is similar to ...) constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

"constructive criticism" "a constructive attitude" "a constructive philosophy" "constructive permission"

Definition 4: of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(inferential is similar to ...) involving inferences from general principles

(inferential belongs to category ...) the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference

Definition 5: resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where inferential or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an illative conclusion
  • inferential reasoning

Synonyms for inferential in the sense of this definition

(inferential is similar to ...) involving inferences from general principles

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