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Deduce – To reach an answer or conclusion through reasoning

(Pronounced dih-jewse)

To remember the definition of the word deduce, use the following mnemonic:

The juice (deduce) finally reached an answer

The juice (deduce) finally reached an answer


Examples of deduce in a sentence

By counting backwards, the clerk was able to deduce the correct change to give back to the customer.

It was easy to deduce the children’s hiding location from the muddy footprints they left behind.

With over twenty suspects, the detective knew it would be difficult to deduce the thief’s identity.

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