Definitions for guess

Definitions for (noun) guess

Main entry: dead reckoning, shot, guess, guessing, guesswork

Definition: an estimate based on little or no information

Main entry: supposition, surmisal, surmise, hypothesis, guess, speculation, conjecture

Definition: a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Definitions for (verb) guess

Main entry: think, suppose, opine, reckon, imagine, guess

Definition: expect, believe, or suppose

Usage: 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

Main entry: guess, infer

Definition: guess correctly; solve by guessing

Usage: He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize

Main entry: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess

Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Main entry: pretend, guess, hazard, venture

Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Usage: 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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