Translation of deduce in Spanish:


deducir, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈd(j)us//dɪˈdjuːs/

transitive verb

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    (conclusion/fact) deducir
    (conclusion/fact) inferir
    to deduce sth from sth deducir / inferir algo de algo
    • from this we can deduce that … de esto se deduce / se infiere que …
    • The conclusions he deduced from it depended entirely on his empirical assumptions.
    • As conscious beings we can deduce that the logical conclusion of this decline is our extinction.
    • Scientists have deduced that the known physical universe has existed for approx 12 billion years since the Big Bang.
    • Hempel and Oppenheim made the important logical point that statements about a phenomenon cannot be deduced from general laws alone.
    • Newton had deduced from his theory of gravitation that the Earth would be flattened at the poles.
    • Much can be deduced from his art, but the facts surrounding his life remain obscure to an English-speaking audience.
    • And with a great leap of logical brilliance, he deduced that he was looking at a ceiling.
    • Less obvious truths are deduced from these self-evident beginnings by individually obvious steps.
    • Although the reason is unclear I think that, as my neighbour called for my post, it was deduced that I no longer required my box.
    • We have very little information about Bhaskara I's life except what can be deduced from his writings.
    • The comet made no reappearance and again Lexell correctly deduced that Jupiter had changed the orbit so much that it was thrown far away from the Sun.
    • Joseph Raphson's life can only be deduced from a number of pointers.
    • He deduces this curious conclusion from their view that a site would have no economic value were it not for the community around it, assuming that this implies that the community is the sole producer.
    • It can also be deduced from a copy of the second treatise of Serenus which has survived.
    • Nothing further is to be deduced from this reference.
    • Examples include Charles Darwin deducing the fact of evolution and then formulating a powerful theory to explain it, thus laying the very foundation of our modern understanding of life.
    • The Academics took the part of the questioner, who puts questions to his interlocutors and deduces conclusions that are unwelcome to them from their answers.
    • Some dates and places from this period can again be deduced from descriptions of astronomical events recorded by al-Biruni.
    • From this it was deduced that Diophantus wrote around 250 AD and the dates we have given for him are based on this argument.
    • It's not possible to deduce moral conclusions from first principles.