HyperDic: guess

English > 6 senses of the word guess:
VERBcognitionguess, think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckonexpect, believe, or suppose
communicationguess, venture, pretend, hazardput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
cognitionguess, estimate, gauge, approximate, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
cognitionguess, inferguess correctly
NOUNcommunicationguess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesisa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
cognitionguess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoningan estimate based on little or no information
guess > pronunciation
Soundsgeh's
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > guess: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
Synonymsconjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis
Narrowerdivinationsuccessful conjecture by unusual insight or good luck
Broaderopinion, viewA message expressing a belief about something
Spanishconjetura, especulación, suposición, surmisal
Catalanconjectura, conjetura, especulació, suposició, surmisal
Verbsguessexpect, believe, or suppose
guessjudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
guessput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
English > guess: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn estimate based on little or no information.
Synonymsguesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning
Broaderestimate, estimation, approximation, ideaAn approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
Spanishconjetura
Verbsguessexpect, believe, or suppose
guessput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
English > guess: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningExpect, believe, or suppose.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey guess that there was a traffic accident
Example "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
Synonymsthink, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon
Narrowersuspecthold in suspicion
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishcreer, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suponer
Catalancreure, imaginar, opinar, pensar, suposar
Nounsguessan estimate based on little or no information
guessa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
guessera person who guesses
English > guess: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"
Synonymsventure, pretend, hazard
Narrowerpredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
suspect, surmiseimagine to be the case or true or probable
Broaderspeculatetalk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
Spanishadivinar, aparentar, aventurar, conjeturar, especular, fingir
Catalanaparentar, aventurar, conjecturar, endevinar, fingir
Nounsguess, guessingan estimate based on little or no information
guessa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
guessera person who guesses
English > guess: 6 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningjudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsestimate, gauge, approximate, judge
Entailed bypunish, penalize, penaliseimpose a penalty on
NarrowerassessEstimate the value of (property) for taxation
giveEstimate the duration or outcome / outcome of something
guesstimateEstimate based on a calculation
lowball, underestimatemake a deliberately low estimate
makecalculate as being
misgaugegauge something incorrectly or improperly
place, put, setEstimate
quantize, quantiseApproximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
reckon, counttake account of
truncateApproximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Spanishcalcular, echar, estimar, tasar
Catalanapreciar, calcular, taxar
Nounsguessa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
guessera person who guesses
English > guess: 6 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningguess correctly; solve by guessing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
Synonyminfer
Narrowertelldiscern or comprehend
Broadersolve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, workFind the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning / meaning of
Spanishadivinar, atinar, conjeturar, inferir, suponer
Catalanconjecturar, suposar
Nounsguessera person who guesses

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