This page is about the phrasal verb infer from
to believe something is true because you have some indirect evidence of it
- infer sth from sth The dog was in good condition, and it wagged its tail when we patted it, so we inferred from this that it was someone's pet.
- be inferred from A lot can be inferred from the tone of someone's voice when they speak, such as their mood and their general state of mind.
We inferred from his old clothes and his cheap watch that he was
Contributor: Matt Errey