deduce; logically extrapolate a previously unknown fact from known information; draw a conclusion on the basis of known information
He's a man of few words: you have to infer what's on his mind from the little he tells you.
in (into, in, on, upon)#ferre (to carry, bear) (Latin)
infer = draw inference from any meeting. in-fer is like re-fer (send for making decision) and infer is making decision