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infer from (something)

To come to or reach a conclusion from or regarding the information with which one is presented. A noun or pronoun can be used between "infer" and "from." We can infer the effect this policy has had from the data across all demographics in the country. I invite the public to infer from the televised debates as to who is truly better able to lead the country.
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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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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