Deduce

Definition of Deduce

De`duce´
v. t.1.To lead forth.
[imp. & p. p. Deduced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deducing.]
He should hither deduce a colony.
- Selden.
2.To take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole.
3.To derive or draw; to derive by logical process; to obtain or arrive at as the result of reasoning; to gather, as a truth or opinion, from what precedes or from premises; to infer; - with from or out of.
O goddess, say, shall I deduce my rhymes
From the dire nation in its early times?
- Pope.
See what regard will be paid to the pedigree which deduces your descent from kings and conquerors.
- Sir W. Scott.

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