The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Fragments [R]’
An argumentation within one’s own mind, by which the thinker is more or less inclined to believe something, or by which he sees that something must be true, is called an inference.
MS [R] 839
‘Inference’ (pub. 24.11.15-18:00). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-fragments-r-3.