deduce

[dih-doos, -dyoos]
verb (used with object), deduced, deducing.
1.
to derive as a conclusion from something known or assumed; infer: From the evidence the detective deduced that the gardener had done it.
2.
to trace the derivation of; trace the course of: to deduce one's lineage.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin dēdūcere to lead down, derive, equivalent to dē- de- + dūcere to lead, bring

deducible, adjective
deducibility, deducibleness, noun
deducibly, adverb
nondeducible, adjective
subdeducible, adjective
undeduced, adjective
undeducible, adjective

1. adduce, deduce, induce ; 2. deduce, deduct ; 3. deducible, deductible.


1. conclude, reason, gather, determine.
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deduce (dɪˈdjuːs)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to reach (a conclusion about something) by reasoning; conclude (that); infer
2.  archaic to trace the origin, course, or derivation of
 
[C15: from Latin dēdūcere to lead away, derive, from de- + dūcere to lead]
 
de'ducible
 
adj
 
deduci'bility
 
n
 
de'ducibleness
 
n

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deduce
early 15c., from L. deducere "lead down, derive" (in M.L. "infer logically"), from de- "down" + ducere "to lead" (see duke). Originally literal, sense of "draw a conclusion from something already known" is first recorded 1520s, from M.L.
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Example sentences
But listening to it is like trying to deduce all of Bach from a single sonata.
His voice adds a level of immanency that a reader might not deduce from reading
  it alone.
But they were not able to deduce what exactly they had produced.
While short in geologic terms, that's enough to deduce climate trends.
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