Inferences

Definition: a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. Synonyms: deduction, conclusion, reasoning, conjecture, speculation, guess,

Written Examples:

  • Bob knows that Baltimore is known for its crabcakes and Bob is going to a seafood restaurant in Baltimore for dinner tonight. Bob can infer that the restaurant will likely serve crabcakes.
  • Pringles and Ruffles are married. But Deja Ramos keeps telling people that she is dating Pringles and there are instagram pictures of them kissing. So I infer that Pringles is cheating on Ruffles.
  • Mr. Beck comes home from his date, runs to his bedroom and slams the door. You can infer that he and his date had a fight.    

Image Examples:

  

  • This pie has a bite out of it so I can infer Mr. Beck was in the mood on pie day.

  • I can infer that this boy is annoyed with Mr. Beck because he is trying to massage his head from pain.
  • I can infer that Mr. Beck is teaching his students about planes based on the picture that he is pointing to.

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