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surmise

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of surmise

  1. an opinion or judgment based on little or no evidence my surmise is that the couple's “good news” is the announcement that they are going to have a baby Synonyms of surmise guess, shot, supposition, conjectureWords Related to surmise hypothesis, hypothetical, theory, thesis; dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, speculation; hunch, intuition; belief, faith


surmise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surmise

  1. to form an opinion from little or no evidence we surmised that she had purchased the apple pie since there was a bakery box on the kitchen counter Synonyms of surmise assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, suppose, guess, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect]Words Related to surmise conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, thinkNear Antonyms of surmise demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn



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