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Definition of "inferential" [in•fer•en•tial]

  • Of, relating to, or involving inference. (adjective)
  • Derived or capable of being derived by inference. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inferential" in a sentence
  • "Surveying a subset and generalizing the population from which it's drawn is what we call inferential statistics; it's a cornerstone of modern science and social research."
  • "This group of techniques is commonly known as inferential statistics."
  • "That is simple race-baiting by inference, what Stuart hall, the great intellectual, calls inferential racism."