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conjecture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of conjecture

  1. an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence the many conjectures about the true identity of Jack the Ripper Synonyms of conjecture guess, shot, supposition, surmise Words Related to conjecture hypothesis, hypothetical, theory, thesis; dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, speculation; hunch, intuition; belief, faith Phrases shot in the dark


conjecture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of conjecture

  1. 1 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement he conjectured that the theater could seat 1000 people more or less Synonyms of conjecture calculate, call, estimate, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, supposeWords Related to conjecture conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms of conjecture calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out

  2. 2 to form an opinion from little or no evidence you're only conjecturing that he was the culprit Synonyms of conjecture assume, guess, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect]Words Related to conjecture conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, thinkNear Antonyms of conjecture demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn



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