infer

(handleft) + (turkey)
★★☆☆☆
11 strokes
BETA

Onyomi

SUI

Judging from how much sugar the recipe calls for, I can infer that it will be SWEET.

Mnemonic

Even blindfolded, I can use my hands to infer that you are a turkey -- feeling your wattle especially gives me a weird thrill.

Jukugo

推測(すいそく) する

speculate. ★☆☆☆☆ NP
(infer) + (scientific measurment) = 推測 (speculate.)

speculate. Kind of formal: "It's too early to speculate about the economy." "Scientists speculate that..."

推定(すいてい)

estimate ★☆☆☆☆ NP
(infer) + (plan) = 推定 (estimate)

a guess, an estimate (i.e. estimate the price of a repair)

推理(すいり)

deductive reasoning, inference. ☆☆☆☆☆
(infer) + (reason) = 推理 (deductive reasoning, inference.)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
infer HAND
sole or only MOUTH
childish WHEAT
upkeep STRING

Detectives infer the crook's identity based on his HAND-prints.

You got only one MOUTH.

Farmers pick the most childish of WHEAT: the seeds.

STRING helps me keep the turkey in the yard.

Synonyms

guess
推測する    推理    察する    xxx/ 推察    推定    推す    憶測