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Related / Similar Words: guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, infer, estimate, gauge, approximate, judge, venture, pretend, hazard

 

Definition:
  • an estimate based on little or no information;
  • a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence;
  • expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn''t think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up";
  • guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize";
  • judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds";
  • put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong";

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    See Also: overestimate, overrate, lowball, underestimate

     

    Hyponyms: divination, suspect, tell, quantize, quantise, misgauge, place, put, set, give, lowball, underestimate, assess, make, reckon, count, truncate, guesstimate, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, surmise

     

    Derivational Morphology: venture, pretend, hazard, think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, surmise, suspect, say, estimate, gauge, approximate, judge, supposition, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, guesser, supposal, opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought, idea, evaluator, judgment, judgement, judging, appraisal, estimation, approximation, luck, fortune, chance

     

    Anagrams: segue

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 猜測   Dutch: gok and veronderstellen  
    Finnish: arvata and arvaus   French: conjecture and deviner  
    German: schätzen and Vermutung   Greek: υποθέσει and εικασία  
    Italian: congettura and indovinare   Japanese: 推測  
    Korean: 추측   Portuguese: suposição  
    Romanian: bănui   Russian: догадка and угадать  
    Slovenian: uganiti   Spanish: adivinar and conjetura  
    Swedish: gissa  
     
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