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guess

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of guess

  1. an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence if you don't know the answer for sure, just make a guess Synonyms of guess conjecture, shot, supposition, surmiseWords Related to guess hypothesis, hypothetical, theory, thesis; dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, speculation; hunch, intuition; belief, faith


guess

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of guess

  1. 1 to form an opinion from little or no evidence though she does not speak with an accent, I would still guess that she is a foreigner Synonyms of guess assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect] Words Related to guess conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, think Near Antonyms of guess demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn

  2. 2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement I would guess the road goes for about two miles before you have to take a left Synonyms of guess calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), estimate, judge, make, place, put, reckon, supposeWords Related to guess conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms of guess calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out

  3. 3 to have as an opinion I never would have guessed that she was capable of such a terrible thing Synonyms of guess allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, believe, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, thinkWords Related to guess regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms of guess distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject



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