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guesses

verb
present tense third-person singular of guess

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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guesses

noun
plural of guess

Synonyms of guesses (Entry 2 of 2)

an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence
  • if you don't know the answer for sure, just make a guess

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“Guesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/guesses. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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