Inference vs Theme - What's the difference?

inference | theme |


As nouns the difference between inference and theme

is that inference is inference while theme is theme, topic.

inference

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
  • (countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
  • Derived terms

    * deductive inference * inductive inference * statistical inference

    theme

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A subject of a talk or an artistic piece; a topic.
  • A recurring idea; a motif.
  • (music) The main melody of a piece of music, especially one that is the source of variations.
  • (film, television) A song, or a snippet of a song, that identifies a film, a TV program, a character, etc. by playing at the appropriate time.
  • (computing, figuratively) The collection of color schemes, sounds, artwork etc., that "skin" an environment towards a particular motif.
  • (grammar) The stem of a word
  • (linguistics) thematic relation of a noun phrase to a verb
  • (linguistics) Theta role in generative grammar and government and binding theory.
  • (linguistics) Topic, what is generally being talked about, as opposed to rheme
  • A regional unit of organisation in the Byzantine empire.
  • Verb

    (them)
  • (computing) To apply a theme to; to change the visual appearance and/or layout of (software).