Kelly began the segment calling Nolan a “self radicalized” Muslim, inferring that his horrific crime was connected to Islam.
He saw a light in Julie's window and inferring that she had not yet retired he went hastily to her room and knocked on the door.
There is always danger of inferring more than the facts warrant.
"Then your wife will not go," answered George, inferring that his services would be required because hers could not be had.
He is not generalising; he is inferring a particular from particulars.
"Rational" refers to the power of knowledge, of inferring one thing from another, and discriminating between good and evil.
Willy and Red remained silent, inferring that I was to carry the ball.
You give me some reason for inferring that it is far higher than I deserve.
Good-bye, it is not likely we shall often meet; my path is not yours, as you are so fond of inferring.
In fact the more he read his letter over, the more he got to inferring it himself.
1520s, from Latin inferre "bring into, carry in; deduce, infer, conclude, draw an inference; bring against," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + ferre "carry, bear," from PIE *bher- (1) "to bear, to carry, to take" (cf. Sanskrit bharati "carries;" Avestan baraiti "carries;" Old Persian barantiy "they carry;" Armenian berem "I carry;" Greek pherein "to carry;" Old Irish beru/berim "I catch, I bring forth;" Gothic bairan "to carry;" Old English and Old High German beran, Old Norse bera "barrow;" Old Church Slavonic birati "to take;" Russian brat' "to take," bremya "a burden"). Sense of "draw a conclusion" is first attested 1520s.