Guess synonyms

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To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
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A piece of testimony that is not usually admissible when given by a layperson, as in contrast to an opinion given by an expert witness.
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(Uncountable) Religious faith.
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(Idiomatic) A guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge.
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A conclusion to which the mind comes by speculating; mere theory; notion; conjecture.
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To choose one or more elements of a set, especially a set of options.
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A measuring or being measured; mensuration
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To introduce (something) as a reasoned conclusion; to conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence. [from 16th c.]
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Suspect is defined as to think something is likely or believe someone has done something wrong or is guilty of something.
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Speculate is to buy or sell land or other investments that are high risk, with the goal to make a very big profit.
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A proposition that is maintained by argument.
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(Cricket) To recognise the type of ball being bowled by a bowler by studying the position of the hand and arm as the ball is released.
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Abstract reasoning; speculation:
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(General) An assumption taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation.
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The act of presuming or accepting something as true:
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Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument.
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(Construction and business) A document (verbal notification) specifying how much a job will probably cost.
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The art or act of foretelling future events or revealing occult knowledge by means of augury or an alleged supernatural agency.
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Suspicion is having a feeling, thinking or believing that someone is guilty of something.
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Something to look at, such as scenery.
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The act of taking to or upon oneself:
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That which is supposed; supposition; opinion.
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The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
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The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
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The definition of a deduction is the act of understanding something based on evidence.
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The creation of a voltage difference across a conductive material (such as a coil of wire) by exposing it to a changing magnetic field. Induction is fundamental to hydroelectric power, in which water-powered turbines spin wire coils through strong magnetic fields. It is also the working principle underlying transformers and induction coils.
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(Formal, intransitive) To guess; to venture an unproven idea.
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To rely too much (on or upon), as in taking liberties
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To propose a theory about.
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(Intransitive) To have or express an opinion; to state as an opinion; to suppose, consider (that).
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To predicate is to agree that something is a quality or property of someone.
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The definition of an example of suggest is to propose something or offer up a potential option for consideration.
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To figure is defined as to play an important role in something.
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To judge; consider; estimate
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(Mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
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To discover something by chance.
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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Venture is defined as to go on some sort of journey or to take a risk in something.
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To believe, think, guess, etc.
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To think or suppose; conjecture:
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Of, relating to, or based on a hypothesis:
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Of the nature of a postulate.
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The definition of presumptive refers to something that is assumed to happen or assumed to be true.
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Of, having the nature of, or containing a prophecy
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The definition of theoretical is something that is based on an assumption or opinion.
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The definition of augury is the practice of clairvoyancy by a prophet or oracle, or is a sign or harbinger of things to happen in the future.
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The process of making an estimate.
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A forecast or forecasting; esp., a prediction of the probable course of a disease in an individual and the chances of recovery
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A statement about or prior knowledge of the future.
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To think of (a future event) with pleasure; look forward to:
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To understand something.
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To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
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Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
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To accept as true, particularly without absolute certainty (i.e., as opposed to knowing)
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To come to a close; end; finish
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To suppose; conjecture. Used in the first person singular present tense:
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Divine is defined as to find out through insight, prophecy or intuition.
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To engage in the process of extrapolating.
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(Dated) To imagine, suppose.
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To hunch is defined as to bend over or crouch down.
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To foretell or predict.
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To indicate beforehand
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To load or weight with shot
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To jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe.
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To call to mind; remember:
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The act, process, or result of calculating.
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To estimate the unit size of something.
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The definition of a supposition is an assumption.
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To appraise the character or ability of; to judge of.
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To approximate is defined as to get a general idea or to come close to something.
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(--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
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To make oneself appear to do or be doing something; to engage in make-believe.
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To risk (something); to venture to incur, or bring on.
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(Logic) Something self-evident that can be assumed as the basis of an argument
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(Informal) An estimate that is hardly any better than a guess, often because it is based on insufficient or unreliable data.
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To attempt an answer on inadequate evidence
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To attempt an answer on inadequate evidence
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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(Idiomatic, UK) To endure, accept, put up with a situation one does not like.
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To make a choice, almost at hazard
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To choose rightly on little or no evidence
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To pick; to make the choice of; to select.
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To reach a conclusion by applying rules of logic to given premises.
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Alternative form of academic.
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Inclined to make conjectures
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Pertaining to divination.
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A method of estimating the position of a ship or aircraft by applying estimates of the distance and direction travelled to a previously known position. In respect to ships/boats, it excludes the effect of wind and current on the vessel. Compare with estimated position. Abbreviation: DR
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The act or practice of divination from the entrails of animals slain in sacrifice.
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Synonym Study

  • Surmise implies a conjecturing through mere intuition or imagination she surmised the truth
  • To conjecture is to infer or predict from incomplete or uncertain evidence I cannot conjecture what his plans are
  • Guess implies the forming of a judgment or estimate (often a correct one) without sufficient knowledge for certainty he guessed the number of beans in the jar
Find another word for guess. In this page you can discover 112 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for guess, like: association of ideas, surmise, opinion, belief, hypothesize, shot-in-the-dark, speculation, select, measurement, infer and suspect.