Deduce

De*duce"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deduced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Deducing.] [L. deducere; de- + ducere to lead, draw. See Duke, and cf. Deduct.] 1. To lead forth. [A Latinism]
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He should hither deduce a colony.
Selden.
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2. To take away; to deduct; to subtract; as, to deduce a part from the whole. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
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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.
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O goddess, say, shall I deduce my rhymes
From the dire nation in its early times?
Pope.
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Reasoning is nothing but the faculty of deducing unknown truths from principles already known.
Locke.
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See what regard will be paid to the pedigree which deduces your descent from kings and conquerors.
Sir W. Scott.
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