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intuit

verb in·tu·it \in-ˈtü-ət, -ˈtyü-\

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

Full Definition of INTUIT

transitive verb
:  to know, sense, or understand by intuition
in·tu·it·able \-ə-tə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of INTUIT

  1. He was able to intuit the answer immediately.
  2. She intuited a connection between the two crimes.

First Known Use of INTUIT

1855

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