infer from

infer something from something

to reach a conclusion from something; to deduce facts from something, such as someone's words, a situation, etc. What can we infer from the experience we have just had? You should not infer anything from Sue's remarks.
References in classic literature ?
And I do believe that you are not convinced--this I infer from your general character, for had I judged only from your speeches I should have mistrusted you.
We can thus, as I infer from Professor Owen's interesting description of these parts, understand the strange fact that every particle of food and drink which we swallow has to pass over the orifice of the trachea, with some risk of falling into the lungs, notwithstanding the beautiful contrivance by which the glottis is closed.
What wouldst thou have me infer from all thou hast said, Sancho?