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See definition of guess on Dictionary.com
  • nounbelief, speculation
  • verbtry to figure out; imagine

synonyms for guess

  • assumption
  • conclusion
  • conjecture
  • feeling
  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • hypothesis
  • inference
  • judgment
  • opinion
  • prediction
  • presumption
  • supposition
  • theory
  • deduction
  • divination
  • estimate
  • fancy
  • guesstimate
  • induction
  • notion
  • postulate
  • postulation
  • presupposition
  • reckoning
  • shot
  • stab
  • supposal
  • surmisal
  • surmise
  • suspicion
  • thesis
  • view
  • ballpark figure
  • shot in the dark
  • sneaking suspicion
See also synonyms for: guessed / guesses / guessing
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antonyms for guess

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  • fact
  • proof
  • reality
  • truth
  • certainty
  • knowledge
  • calculation
  • measurement
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How to use guess in a sentence

My guess is that a lot of people who have previously had SARS-CoV-2 are probably still protected in part, or not as protected.
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You had to assume that the mystery word was selected randomly from this word list, which was also the list your guesses had to be chosen from.
CAN YOU RANDOMLY MOVE THE TOWER?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSFEBRUARY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Right now, researchers say, their best guess is that vaccines will reduce transmission but may not prevent it entirely.
SO YOU GOT THE VACCINE. CAN YOU STILL INFECT PEOPLE? PFIZER IS TRYING TO FIND OUT.STEPHANIE ARNETTFEBRUARY 2, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
After each of your guesses, you are told which letters of your guess are also in the mystery word and whether any of the letters are in the correct position.
CAN YOU GUESS THE MYSTERY WORD?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJANUARY 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
With these competing priorities, some solvers reasoned that the answer should be right in the middle, with a guess of 50.
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Apple will roll out new features on whatever watches launch in the future, but my guess is that those features won’t be something so new that you’ll want to upgrade.
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“My guess is there is a lot of open stuff out there,” he said.
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You can never know for sure which creative will work the best, but you can now easily test your best guesses.
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Your guess is as good as mine, but my money is on GM, with its Hummer EV.
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Therefore, when A and B made their guesses, they might as well have assumed that C, D and E were all wrong.
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WORDS RELATED TO GUESS

  • ballpark figure
  • conjecture
  • educated guess
  • estimation
  • guess
  • guesstimate
  • informed guess
  • rough idea
  • rough measure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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