HyperDic: surmise

English > 3 senses of the word surmise:
VERBcognitionsurmiseinfer / infer from incomplete evidence
communicationsurmise, suspectimagine to be the case or true or probable
NOUNcommunicationsurmise, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmisal, speculation, hypothesisa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
surmise > pronunciation
Soundssermay'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > surmise: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
Synonymsguess, conjecture, supposition, 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
Verbssurmiseinfer / infer from incomplete evidence
surmiseimagine to be the case or true or probable
English > surmise: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaninginfer / infer from incomplete evidence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Broaderdeduce, infer, deduct, derivereason by deduction
Spanishconjeturar, suponer
Nounssurmise, surmisala message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
English > surmise: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningimagine to be the case or true or probable.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "I surmised that the butler did it"
Synonymsuspect
Broaderguess, venture, pretend, hazardPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Spanishfigurarse, intuir, sospechar, suponer
Catalanafigurar-se, intuir, sospitar
Nounssurmisea message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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