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Definition conclude by reasoning — especially reasoning from the general to the particular
  • She trusts only what she can measure or can deduce from measurement.
deduce = conclude by reasoning
  • Now let us consider the situation and see what may be deduced from it.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • deduced = conclude by reasoning
  • But a skeleton was a poor thing, really, from which to try and deduce the total behavior of an organism.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • When her apple turned to gold, interception of Potentials ceased, leading many to deduce that she was the traitor.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • This ancient manuscript records the cycles of the planets and from those deduces calculations of vast cosmic cycles.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Marie-Laure deduces what she can from the sounds of their shoes: those are small, those weigh a ton, those hardly exist at all.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • It would not require a Sherlock Holmes to deduce that you have been cooking over a camp-fire, to say nothing of trying out seal-blubber.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • Would he have deduced the reason why I didn't confide in him?
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • We won't know exactly what occurred during that attack until Arya wakes, but I have deduced a few details from what you've said.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • But Leo still had to deduce the right sequence to activate this control sphere.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • By using a computer, the pattern of dots could be analyzed and the structure deduced.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • I had no difficulty in deducing from your unreserved conversation, and the rumour openly going about among your admirers, the nature of your calling.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • They'd seen each other only twice, and there wasn't a chance that Thigh-bolt could have deduced the truth from those two meetings.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Based on Major Rathbone's wounds, and the fact that he didn't hear any gunshot during the performance, Leale deduces that Lincoln was stabbed.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • From medical journals he deduced that he was suffering from a newly identified ailment known as post-polio syndrome.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • One moral we have already deduced in considering the circular or compensatory character of every human action.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • And to his great delight, he deduced their intent to stay.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • You didn't have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce that.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • But he had gone further, deducing that the hollowing action had been accomplished by Lost River itself.
    Louis L'Amour  --  The Broken Gun
  • I deduced that they must be climbers from the Montenegrin expedition; if they succeeded they would be the first team to reach the top this year.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air

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