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Another word for speculation

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Noun
  1. The act or process of thinking

    See also:

    thoughts

  2. A judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

    See also:

    opinion

  3. Abstract reasoning

      1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
      2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
      3. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
      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:
  4. A venture depending on chance

      1. An agreement under which each bettor pledges a certain amount to the other depending on the outcome of an unsettled matter.
      2. A matter bet on; a gamble.
      3. Something that is staked on an uncertain outcome; a bet:
      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
      1. To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest.
      2. To play a game of chance for stakes.
      3. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
      1. An agreement usually between two parties that the one who has made an incorrect prediction about an uncertain outcome will forfeit something stipulated to the other; a wager:
      2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
      3. One on which a stake is or can be placed:
    See also:

    gambling

Another word for speculation

Noun
  1. Thought

    See also:

    thought