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  • nounguess, conclusion
  • verbcome to a conclusion

synonyms for surmise

  • assumption
  • attempt
  • conjecture
  • deduction
  • guesstimate
  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • hypothesis
  • idea
  • inference
  • notion
  • opinion
  • possibility
  • presumption
  • speculation
  • supposition
  • suspicion
  • theory
  • thought
  • sneaking suspicion
See also synonyms for: surmised
  • pretend
  • theorize
  • hypothesize
  • deduce
  • presume
  • speculate
  • opine
  • infer
  • conjecture
  • consider
  • conclude
  • assume
  • regard
  • guess
  • fancy
  • suppose
  • imagine
  • suspect
  • think
  • guesstimate
  • hazard a guess
  • risk assuming
  • take a shot
  • take a stab
  • venture a guess
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antonyms for surmise

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

Twas inevitable that they should pry and surmise––surmising much more than they dared pry.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
It may be difficult to surmise what has been the fate of these unfortunate men.
VOYAGE OF H.M.S. PANDORAEDWARD EDWARDS
He was not to suppose or surmise that it bothered or burdened her to be with him.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
But excuse us; our business is to state facts and not to wonder or surmise.
FAIR TO LOOK UPONMARY BELLE FREELEY
Her hand was dabbing furtively at her face for a purpose which Pierre could not surmise.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
We can surmise, perchance— But glancing that far oft is quite some glance!
WITH THE COLORSEVERARD JACK APPLETON
So detailed discussion was postponed to congratulation, inquiry, and surmise.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
The greatest students of hybridism to-day confirm Spencer's surmise.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
From the following memorandum of the trees growing in this garden any reader may surmise the enjoyment I have found in it.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
The reasons for selecting this region are not difficult to surmise, tho there is no direct proof of the motive.
THE SCANDINAVIAN ELEMENT IN THE UNITED STATESKENDRIC CHARLES BABCOCK
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