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guessed

adjective

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guessed

verb
past tense of guess

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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

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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

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3 to have as an opinion
  • I never would have guessed that she was capable of such a terrible thing

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“Guessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guessed. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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