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deduction
as in:  logical deduction


Given what we know, it is the only logical deduction.
  a logical conclusion; or reasoning from the general to the particular
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Standard suffix:  The suffix, "-tion" converts the verb deduce to a noun.
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  • Given what we know, it is the only logical deduction.
  • Now, when you see that a young lady, otherwise neatly dressed, has come away from home with odd boots, half-buttoned, it is no great deduction to say that she came away in a hurry.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Associated words [difficulty]:   deduction [6] , deduce [3] , deductive reasoning [8]
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