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surmise

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of surmise

  1. an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence <my surmise is that the couple's “good news” is the announcement that they are going to have a baby> Synonyms guess, shot, supposition, conjectureRelated Words hypothesis, hypothetical, theory, thesis; dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, speculation; hunch, intuition; belief, faith




surmise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surmise

  1. to form an opinion from little or no evidence <we surmised that she had purchased the apple pie since there was a bakery box on the kitchen counter> Synonyms assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, guess, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect]Related Words conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, thinkNear Antonyms demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn





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