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## synonyms for *conjecture*

- guesswork
- hunch
- hypothesis
- inference
- supposition
- conclusion
- fancy
- guess
- guesstimate
- notion
- opinion
- presumption
- surmise
- theorizing
- theory
- perhaps
- shot in the dark
- sneaking suspicion
- stab in the dark

See also synonyms for: conjecturableconjecturedconjecturingmisconjecture

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## How to use conjecture in a sentence

In July, his group reported a set of original conjectures and proofs generated and verified by machines.

How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning? | Stephen Ornes | August 27, 2020 | Quanta MagazineIf he and Heule could prove that this rewriting system always terminates, they’d prove that the

*conjecture*is true.Computer Scientists Attempt to Corner the Collatz Conjecture | Kevin Hartnett | August 26, 2020 | Quanta Magazine“The computers said no, so we know the

*conjecture*does hold,” said Heule.Computer Search Settles 90-Year-Old Math Problem | Kevin Hartnett | August 19, 2020 | Quanta Magazine

Bloom and Sisask have only proved the

*conjecture*for evenly spaced triples, not for longer arithmetic progressions, a task that currently seems out of reach.Landmark Math Proof Clears Hurdle in Top Erdős Conjecture | Erica Klarreich | August 3, 2020 | Quanta MagazineZurek and Verlinde’s approach will only work if our universe is holographic — a

*conjecture*that is far from established.Invited to explain how that might be possible, he offered a confused

*conjecture*about how he might have blacked out.And it is

*conjecture*, based on the sketchy bits of evidence we possess.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones | Jay Michaelson | October 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEASTAfter all, the innermost sexual longings of presidents, both living and dead, have long been the stuff of rumor and

*conjecture*.It is not a

*conjecture*, and so many of these groups it is basically donor capture.Conservative Senator Kicks Tea Party to the Curb | David Freedlander | May 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEASTMr. Rove, you make these claims purely as

*conjecture*without any facts, fanned by the emotions of your partisanship.Karl Rove’s Awful, and Afactual, Remarks About Hillary Clinton’s Health | Sally Kohn | May 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST*conjecture*, lost in the mazy distance, gladly lays hold of something substantial in the shape of snuff's first royal patron.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.Another

*conjecture*is, that she was acquainted with some political secrets, and that fear caused her death.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil | Maria GrahamAfter this striking confirmation of my

*conjecture*, I think no more need be said.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey ChaucerI cannot send you the least account or even

*conjecture*of Lords to be created or Commons to be dissolved.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward GibbonThe circumstance that the system was only used for instrumental music is at least in harmony with this

*conjecture*.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music | David Binning Monro

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