What does the word deduce mean?

Usage examples for deduce

  1. " It is impossible that He will not, sooner or later, deduce the existence of this community. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  2. You tell me that your grandfather was a farmer, and your father was a farmer, and that you have been a farmer for thirty years; and from these premises you deduce the illogical and irrational conclusion that therefore your son must be a farmer. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton