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Another word for guess

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Verb
  1. To draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

      1. To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
      2. To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
      3. To make a guess or conjecture.
      1. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
      2. To believe, especially on uncertain or tentative grounds:
      3. To consider to be probable or likely:
      1. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
      2. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
      3. To assume to be true without conclusive evidence:
      1. To conclude from evidence or by reasoning:
      2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
      3. To indicate indirectly; imply.
      1. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
      2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
      3. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
    See also:

    opinion

Noun
  1. A judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

    See also:

    opinion

Another word for guess

Noun
Verb
  1. To attempt an answer on inadequate evidence

  2. To make a choice, almost at hazard

  3. To choose rightly on little or no evidence

    See also:

    choose

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