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intuit

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verb in·tu·it \in-ˈtü-ət, -ˈtyü-\

Simple Definition of intuit

  • : to know or understand (something) because of what you feel or sense rather than because of evidence : to know or understand (something) through intuition

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intuit

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to know, sense, or understand by intuition

intuitable play \-ə-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of intuit in a sentence

  1. He was able to intuit the answer immediately.

  2. She intuited a connection between the two crimes.



1855

First Known Use of intuit

1855

Rhymes with intuit



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