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Now let us consider the situation and see what may be deduced from it. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)We can perhaps deduce only one thing from this. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Different moulds peak at certain times of the year and it may be possible from this to deduce which one is the culprit. The Allergy Handbook (1988)I looked again at the vast object being knitted and deduced that it must be a blanket. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I can only deduce she must be a complete trumpet. The Sun (2010)It took me decades to realise what an odd thing this was, longer still to deduce the reason. Times, Sunday Times (2011) One can reasonably deduce that 150 years of sporting interest have been good for nature conservation on this site. Times, Sunday Times (2012)First they must deduce who is hiding what, and to what extreme they will go to protect their positions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You cannot properly reason, deduce or infer without a framework or structure on which to hang individual items of information. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)As you may have deduced, they are not the good guys, but they are survivors. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: deduce VERB
If you deduce something or deduce that something is true, you reach that conclusion because of other things that you know to be true.
She had cleverly deduced that I was the author of the letter.
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