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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
guess (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to form an opinion of from little or no evidence
2.
- believe suppose I guess you're right
3.
intransitive verb
to arrive at a correct conclusion about by conjecture, chance, or intuition - guess the answer to make a guess
guess (noun)
- conjecture surmise
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
guess (noun)
an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence
SYNONIMS:
guess, shot, supposition, surmise
RELATED WORDS:
hypothesis, hypothetical, theory, thesis; dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, speculation; hunch, intuition; belief, faith
guess (verb)
1.
to form an opinion from little or no evidence
SYNONIMS:
assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, suspicion
RELATED WORDS:
conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [], take, think
NEAR ANTONYMS:
demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn
guess (verb)
2.
to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
SYNONIMS:
calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge ( gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, suppose
RELATED WORDS:
conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understand
NEAR ANTONYMS:
calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out
guess (verb)
3.
to have as an opinion
SYNONIMS:
allow, conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon, suppose, think
RELATED WORDS:
regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, infer
NEAR ANTONYMS:
distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject
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