What does "Guess" mean?


(n.) An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise (v. i.) To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; -- with at, about, etc (v. t.) To form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture (v. t.) To hit upon or reproduce by memory (v. t.) To judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive (v. t.) To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs (v. t.) To think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; -- followed by an objective clause

Synonyms gauge, think, infer, venture, conjecture, shot, hypothesis, reckon, surmise, estimate, judge, imagine, hazard, suppose, speculation, approximate, supposition, guesswork, dead reckoning, guessing

Example: "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize" Example: "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again" Example: "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

Word Family guessable, guessed, guesses, guessing, unguessable