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deduced, past participle; deduces, 3rd person singular present; deducing, present participle; deduced, past tense;
  1. Arrive at (a fact or a conclusion) by reasoning; draw as a logical conclusion
    • - little can be safely deduced from these figures
    • - they deduced that the fish died because of water pollution
  2. Trace the course or derivation of
    • - he cannot deduce his descent wholly by heirs male

  1. reason by deduction; establish by deduction
  2. conclude by reasoning; in logic
  3. To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given premises
  4. 1. to conclude or derive on strictly logical grounds. 2. to reach by reasoning rather than observation. 3. to infer or draw as a logical conclusion. Derived from the Latin ducere, to lead. ...
  5. v. ~ sth arrive at (facts, a theory, etc) by reasoning; infer sth
  6. If you deduce something or deduce that something is true, you reach that conclusion because of other things that you know to be true.
  7. to infer by logical reasoning