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To devise or evolve; invent:
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  1. To devise or evolve; invent:
  2. To exercise the power of reason, as by conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and using judgment:
  3. To visualize; imagine:
To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
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  1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
  2. To think about intently; study carefully
  3. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
To engage in focused thought on scriptural passages or on particular doctrines or mysteries of a religion, especially Christianity.
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  1. To engage in focused thought on scriptural passages or on particular doctrines or mysteries of a religion, especially Christianity.
  2. To engage in meditation regarding (a religious mystery, for example).
  3. To think or reflect, especially in a calm and deliberate manner.
To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
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  1. To be absorbed in one's thoughts; engage in thought.
  2. To think or say meditatively
  3. To consider or say thoughtfully:
To express carefully considered thoughts:
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  1. To express carefully considered thoughts:
  2. To give something back, as light or sound:
  3. (Intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. To make a conclusion or inference based upon such evidence.
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  1. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. To make a conclusion or inference based upon such evidence.
  2. To arrive at or propose by conjecture; guess
  3. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
  1. To speculate
  2. To form a theory or theories; speculate
  3. To formulate theories, especially about some specific subject
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  1. (US) to hypothesise
  2. To form a hypothesis.
  3. To assume; suppose
To think carefully about (something), especially before making a decision;
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  1. To think carefully about (something), especially before making a decision;
  2. To think or deem to be; regard as:
  3. To show consideration for:
To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
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  1. To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
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  1. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
  2. To incur the risk of:
  3. To incur the risk of
To venture (something):
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  1. To venture (something):
  2. To attempt or venture
  3. To expose to danger or risk.
To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
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  1. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
  2. To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure:
  3. To undertake the risk of; brave
(Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
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To use one's brain; think
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  1. To use one's brain; think
To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
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  1. To think seriously and deeply (about); ponder; meditate; consider
To consider carefully
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  1. To consider carefully
  2. To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
  3. To think carefully and often slowly, as about a choice to be made.
To reason methodically and logically.
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  1. To reason methodically and logically.
  2. To use the powers of the mind logically and methodically; to reason.
  3. To think or argue logically; reason
To give something back, as light or sound:
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  1. To give something back, as light or sound:
  2. To recollect or realize after thought (that)
  3. To think seriously.
A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. To make a conclusion or inference based upon such evidence.
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  1. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. A conclusion or inference based upon incomplete or uncertain evidence. To make a conclusion or inference based upon such evidence.
  2. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
  3. To arrive at or propose by conjecture; guess
To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
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  1. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
  2. To form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture; surmise
  3. To think or suppose
(Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
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  1. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
  2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
  3. To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion
To consider to be probable or likely:
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  1. To consider to be probable or likely:
  2. To imagine; conjecture.
  3. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
  1. To conjecture, to opine or to posit with contestable premises.
  2. To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
  3. To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
To assert as a hypothesis.
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  1. To assert as a hypothesis.
  2. To assume; suppose
  3. To form a hypothesis.
  1. To speculate
  2. To form a theory or theories; speculate
  3. To formulate theories, especially about some specific subject
To expose to hazard; risk:
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  1. To expose to hazard; risk:
  2. To risk (something) for potential gain.
  3. To take a risk in order to gain some advantage
To expose to danger or risk:
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  1. To expose to danger or risk:
  2. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  3. To risk or offer.
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