infer-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Conclude by reasoning, guess correctly, or come to believe to be true.

He inferred the number of beans in the jar by comparing to other
known quantities.
May I infer that you're here for the job?
Scientists can only infer the age of the universe.
We can infer a lot from facial gestures.

VerbNet: conjecture-29.5-1,deduce-97.2
FrameNet: Coming_to_believe
PropBank: infer.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5