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surmise

sur·mise

surmise

 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: sr maIz
inflections: surmised, surmises, surmising
definition: to infer without certain knowledge; suppose; guess.
She tried to surmise his intentions.
synonyms:
conjecture, guess
similar words:
assume, deduce, gather, hypothesize, imagine, infer, judge, opine, reckon, suppose
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: sr maIz
definition: to suppose or conjecture; make a guess.
With so little information, I can only surmise.
synonyms:
conjecture, guess, speculate, suppose
similar words:
estimate, hypothesize, infer, judge, opine, presume, reckon, theorize
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: sr maIz [or] suhr maIz
definition: an opinion or notion that is based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture.
synonyms:
conjecture, guess, speculation
similar words:
judgment
derivations: surmisable (adj.), surmiser (n.)