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An inferring, theorizing, or predicting from incomplete or uncertain evidence; guesswork
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  1. An inferring, theorizing, or predicting from incomplete or uncertain evidence; guesswork
  2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
  3. An inference, theory, or prediction based on guesswork; guess
An effort or a try.
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  1. An effort or a try.
  2. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation. The intentional and overt taking of a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that falls short of completing the crime. The mere planning of a crime, as well as soliciting another to commit the crime, does not constitute an attempt to commit the crime. Attempt is a crime distinct from the offense that the criminal was attempting to commit. Various legal tests are used to determine when, between planning a crime and committing it, a person’s actions constitute an attempt. See also conspiracy and solicitation.
  3. An attack; an assault:
A systematic statement of principles involved
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  1. A systematic statement of principles involved
  2. A belief or principle that guides action or assists comprehension or judgment:
  3. Abstract reasoning; speculation:
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 suppose; think:
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:
(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
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 suppose; think:
(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 engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
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  1. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
  2. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
  3. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
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:
An inferring, theorizing, or predicting from incomplete or uncertain evidence; guesswork
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  1. An inferring, theorizing, or predicting from incomplete or uncertain evidence; guesswork
  2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
  3. An inference, theory, or prediction based on guesswork; guess
An act or instance of guessing.
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  1. An act or instance of guessing.
  2. A conjecture arrived at by guessing.
  3. A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.
The process of making guesses.
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  1. The process of making guesses.
  2. An estimate, judgment or opinion made by guessing, from limited information.
  3. A judgment, result, etc. arrived at by guessing
A conclusion, opinion, or theory reached by conjecture.
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  1. A conclusion, opinion, or theory reached by conjecture.
  2. (--- Archaic) Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
  3. A thought or conjecture
The act of supposing
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  1. The act of supposing
  2. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
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