guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis(noun)
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning(verb)
an estimate based on little or no information
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)
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, venture, pretend, hazard(verb)
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"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge(verb)
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
guess correctly; solve by guessing
"He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.
To reach a partly (or totally) unqualified conclusion.
To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly.
He who guesses the riddle shall have the ring.
to suppose (introducing a proposition of uncertain plausibility).
That album is quite hard to find, but I guess you could look online for a sample song.
Origin: . Perhaps of Scandinavian origin, akin to , , or akin to , .
to form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture
to judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive
to solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs
to hit upon or reproduce by memory
to think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; -- followed by an objective clause
to make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; -- with at, about, etc
an opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise
Guess is a Taiwanese television variety show, currently hosted by Jacky Wu and Patty Hou. It is broadcast in Taiwan, weekly on Saturdays at 22:00 to 0:00 on free-to-air China Television and in Singapore weekly on Saturdays 23:30 on free-to-air MediaCorp Channel U. The show was twice nominated for Best Variety Programme and hosts Jacky Wu and Aya won Best Host in a Variety Programme from two nominations, at the Golden Bell Awards.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ges, v.t. to form an opinion on uncertain knowledge: to conjecture, to think.—v.i. to judge on uncertain knowledge: to conjecture rightly.—n. judgment or opinion without sufficient evidence or grounds.—adj. Guess′able, that may be guessed.—n. Guess′er, one who guesses or conjectures.—adv. Guess′ingly, by way of conjecture.—n. Guess′work, work done by guess: random action. [M. E. gessen; cog. with Dut. gissen; Dan. gisse, Ice. giska, for gitska—geta, to get, think, A.S. gitan, whence Eng. get. See Forget.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'GUESS' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4438
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Rank popularity for the word 'GUESS' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1474
Rank popularity for the word 'GUESS' in Verbs Frequency: #479
The numerical value of GUESS in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of GUESS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of GUESS in a Sentence
People have seen multiple fish, Nicholas Ta's not just one, but they're all the same size indicating that they're not offspring, we're not seeing multiple different size classes, so the best guess right now is that these fish are all older fish that haven't reproduced.
It's quite interesting that I actually get to play her again, i guess in terms of the probability of playing each other first round in a slam in a row, that's actually pretty cool.
I guess there are no good people left, so let’s just get it over with, just tell us whatever you did, Jimmy Carter ! Barack Obama ! Tom Hanks ! Malala !
Well, I'm not saying that I believe that the Trump campaign was involved with Russians on this. Frankly, my guess is that they didn't, i wouldn't want to believe that about anybody. But the accusations about the former president wiretapping, that's a serious allegation that you make about somebody. And that's not well-advised. And I would hope that the President would apologize and move on.
TVs are being shut down, online news sites are being banned, thousands of police dismissed, soldiers dismissed, teachers dismissed … The trauma is probably going to be bigger than we guess and will last longer than we expect.
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- خمن, يخمنArabic
- suposar, conjetura, endevinar, obtenirCatalan, Valencian
- odhad, hádat, uhádnout, předpokládatCzech
- schätzen, raten, Vermutung, erratenGerman
- εικασία, υποθέτω, μάλλον, μαντεύωGreek
- conjetura, adivinar, conjeturar, deducir, suponerSpanish
- arvaus, arvataFinnish
- conjecture, déduire, supposer, devinerFrench
- ergjeWestern Frisian
- tomhas, tuairmse, tomhais, barailScottish Gaelic
- geta, giskaIcelandic
- indovinare, congetturaItalian
- 推測, 察する, 言い当てる, 憶測, 当てるJapanese
- 추측, 推測Korean
- sumere, divino, facio, fingere, poneoLatin
- agak, anggarMalay
- raden, gissing, veronderstelling, denk, veronderstellen, gissen, gokDutch
- gjeteNorwegian Nynorsk
- gjetning, gissa, gjetteNorwegian
- odgadnąć, przypuszczać, zgadnąćPolish
- adivinhar, suposiçãoPortuguese
- presupune, bănuiRomanian
- угадать, угадывать, отгадать, полагать, догадка, догадываться, догадаться, отгадыватьRussian
- pretpostavljati, valjdaSerbo-Croatian
- gissa, förmoda, tro, gissningSwedish
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