illation

illation

[ih-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of inferring.
2.
an inference; conclusion.

Origin:
1525–35; < Late Latin illātiōn- (stem of illātiō) a carrying in, equivalent to Latin illāt(us) suppletive past participle of inferre to bring in, bear in (il- il-1 + lātus brought, earlier *tlātus; see tolerate) + -iōn- -ion

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illation (ɪˈleɪʃən)
 
n
a rare word for inference
 
[C16: from Late Latin illātiō a bringing in, from Latin illātus brought in, from inferre to bring in, from in-² + ferre to bear, carry]

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