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in·fer·en·tial

 (ĭn′fə-rĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or involving inference.
2. Derived or capable of being derived by inference.

in′fer·en′tial·ly adv.

inferential

(ˌɪnfəˈrɛnʃəl)
adj
of, relating to, or derived from inference
ˌinferˈentially adv

in•fer•en•tial

(ˌɪn fəˈrɛn ʃəl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, by, or dependent upon inference.
[1650–60]
in`fer•en′tial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inferential - relating to or having the nature of illation or inference; "the illative faculty of the mind"
2.inferential - of reasoning; proceeding from general premisses to a necessary and specific conclusion
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
3.inferential - resembling or dependent on or arrived at by inference; "an illative conclusion"; "inferential reasoning"
deductive - involving inferences from general principles
4.inferential - derived or capable of being derived by inference
connotative - having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
5.inferential - based on interpretation; not directly expressed
constructive - constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development; "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission"

inferential

adjective
Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds:
Translations

inferential

[ˌɪnfəˈrenʃəl] ADJilativo, deductivo

inferential

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But if the relation to the object is inferential and external, as I maintain, the difference between two thoughts may bear very little relation to the difference between their objects.
It is necessary to Knight Dunlap's position to maintain that this additional knowledge is purely inferential, but he makes no attempt to show how the inference is possible.
In justice to young Halpin it should be said that while in him were pretty faithfully reproduced most of the mental and moral characteristics ascribed by history and family tradition to the famous Colonial bard, his succession to the gift and faculty divine was purely inferential.
For Martin Poyser felt no motive to keep silence towards the one or two neighbours who ventured to come and shake him sorrowfully by the hand on the first day of his trouble; and Carroll, who kept his ears open to all that passed at the rectory, had framed an inferential version of the story, and found early opportunities of communicating it.
Proposers will be comfortable with the following tools: econometrics, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, trend analysis, modelling, meta-data, all tools as they pertain to educational policy.
The topics are descriptive statistics; probability and the foundations of inferential statistics; making inferences about one or two means; making inferences about the variability of two or more means; and making inferences about patterns, prediction, and nonparametric tests.
The author focuses on two possible theories of grasping: the inferential theory, which explains grasping in terms of inferential role, and the phenomenal theory, which explains grasping in terms of phenomenal consciousness.
Results of this study indicate that cross-sectional study design, bivariate inferential statistical analysis entailing comparison between two variables/groups, and use of statistical software programme SPSS to be the most common study design, inferential statistical analysis, and statistical analysis software programmes, respectively.
Several authors have discussed ongoing challenges with small sample sizes in between-groups zoological research and have cautioned against the inappropriate use of inferential statistics (Shepherdson, 2003, International Zoo Yearbook, 38, 118-124; Shepherdson, Lewis, Carlstead, et al.
Inferential computations made at the edge of a system, can be communicated to a central node to reduce wireless transmissions needed and enable real-time decisions when critical system events occur.