1. [ verb ] expect, believe, or suppose
Synonyms: think suppose imagine reckon opine

"I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel" "I thought to find her in a bad state" "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen" "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

Related terms: expect suspect suspect divine idea opinion supposition
2. [ verb ] put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Synonyms: venture hazard pretend

"I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again" "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"

Related terms: speculate predict suspect luck guesser
3. [ verb ] guess correctly; solve by guessing
Synonyms: infer

"He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"

Related terms: solve tell guesser
4. [ verb ] (mathematics) form an opinion about; judge tentatively; form an estimate of, esp. quantities or time
Synonyms: estimate judge approximate gauge

"I estimate this chicken to weigh at three pounds"

Related terms: calculate place give lowball misgauge quantise guesstimate truncate assess make reckon overestimate lowball estimate estimate evaluator appraisal estimate guesser
5. [ noun ] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
Synonyms: speculation surmise supposition hypothesis surmisal conjecture
Related terms: opinion divination think estimate speculate suspect surmise
6. [ noun ] (mathematics,psychology) an estimate based on little or no information
Synonyms: guessing shot dead_reckoning guesswork
Related terms: estimate
7. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4499
Similar spelling:   Gus