Thesaurus

speculate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of speculate

  1. to form an opinion from little or no evidence <I speculate that someone has been using this cabin as a trysting place> Synonyms assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, guess, suppose, surmise, 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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up speculate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

rude, impolite, or socially unacceptable

Get Word of the Day daily email!