Usage note
The use of this word in the sense shown in 2 is often criticized.
transitive verb
1. (to conclude) 
a. inferir 
We can safely infer from the data that there is no correlation between the two variables.Podemos inferir de los datos con certeza que no hay ninguna correlación entre las dos variables.
b. deducir 
She inferred from the lack of responses that no one would be attending the party.Dedujo de la falta de respuestas que nadie asistiría a la fiesta.
2. (to imply) 
a. insinuar 
My student's father inferred that I was an unqualified teacher.El padre de mi alumno insinuó que yo era un docente no cualificado.
transitive verb
1. (deduce) 
a. inferir 
b. deducir 
infer [ɪnˈfɜːʳ]
transitive verb
1 (deduce) inferir; deducir;from de
2 (imply) insinuar
what are you inferring? ¿qué estás insinuando?
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