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Sometimes 'infer' is confused with 'imply'. People infer, whereas statements imply.
- Not quite. Speakers/writers imply. Listeners/readers infer. 220.127.116.11 23:31, 14 May 2009 (UTC)
Infer definition 3 - inflict
Not sure if ths should be considered obsolete, I have heard this used in multiple places, and use it commonly myself.