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Synonyms for guess

Synonyms for guess

to draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

Synonyms for guess

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

an estimate based on little or no information

expect, believe, or suppose

put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

guess correctly

References in classic literature ?
I guessed that you had become acquainted with Sir Jervis Redwood.
In the analogy with crosswords, if you guessed that an across word was wolverine, and a friend told you that a down clue also put a w in the first square, your confidence in your guess would grow.
But guess again, 'cause this time you guessed wrong
He struggled to pin down the name of ex-Bullseye host Jim Bowen but, as he was about to leave, he was hit by a sudden flash of inspiration and guessed correctly.
Of the four composers that he had to choose from, Demmitt guessed it was Guiseppe Verdi who had never written a requiem Mass.
After the last card was delivered, subjects guessed which of the four cards would subsequently be selected by a random process as the target for that hand.
In effect, the strings of digits representing clients' Internet addresses need to be guessed using a step-by-step process analogous to the game of 20 questions.
One grand prize winner will be drawn from those who correctly guessed Petty's favorite car and will win a trip for two to North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham, NC, for the October 21-22 race weekend.
When treatment ended, two clinicians involved in the study correctly guessed volunteers' psychotherapy and drug treatment status in three-quarters of the cases, Carroll's group reports in the April JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY.