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synonyms for guessing

  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • assuming
  • assumption
  • deduction
  • fancy
  • imagination
  • inference
  • opinion
  • postulating
  • predisposition
  • presuming
  • presumption
  • reckoning
  • speculation
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • theorizing
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antonyms for guessing

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  • fact
  • knowledge
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use guessing in a sentence

And now, Fortunio seeing what was toward, and guessing Garnache's intentions, sought by a rush to force his way into the Chamber.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In Diana, Wilding had—though he was far from guessing it—an entirely exceptional ally.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
Coronado observed the scene, and guessing how perilous the moment was, pushed forward his uncle to say good-by to Clara.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
"Certainly," returned that far-sighted woman, guessing what the family matters might be, and approving them.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
"My captain won't keep me guessing long, if he's really displeased," reflected Hal, with an inward quiver.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
"The use of the light might save the fellows on the other craft some guessing," smiled Lieutenant Hal.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
Don't try to keep me guessing too long, or I may lose my patience, and you may lose some money that you'd rather have.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
You might have felt you got a little nearer to him on guessing that in so peopled a circle satiety was never far from him.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
I would have to say I am guessing that she hoped Lee would contribute.
WARREN COMMISSION (3 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. III (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
"I do not see that we are likely to arrive at a conclusion by any amount of guessing," I remarked.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUESSING

  • academic
  • assumed
  • doubtful
  • figured
  • guessing
  • guesstimated
  • hypothetical
  • on a hunch
  • on a long shot
  • putative
  • reputed
  • supposed
  • suppositional
  • suppositious
  • suppositive
  • surmised
  • surmising
  • suspect
  • tentative
  • theoretical
  • uncertain
  • unresolved
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.