HyperDic: illation

English > 1 sense of the word illation:
NOUNcognitionillation, inferencethe reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
English > illation: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation.
Synonyminference
NarroweranalogyAn inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
corollary(logic) an inference that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
deduction, entailment, implicationSomething that is inferred / inferred / inferred (deduced or entailed or implied)
derivationA line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions
extrapolationAn inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations
presumption(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially / judicially noticed
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
Spanishdeducción, ilación, inferencia
Catalanil·lació, inferència

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