Complete Definition of "guess"

English

Pronunciation
gÄs, /ges/, /<tt>ges</tt>/
audio|en-us-guess.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-És|-És

Noun
en-noun|es

  1. A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.

Synonyms
hypothesis
prediction
estimate

Translations
trans-top|prediction about the outcome of something
Chinese: ç測, çæµ
Dutch: gok m, gissing f, veronderstelling f, raden, denk
Finnish: arvaus
French: conjecture f
German: Vermutung f
Greek: εικαÏία f
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Italian: congettura f
Japanese: æ¨æ¸¬
Korean: ì¶ì¸¡
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÙâزÙâÙدÙâ
Portuguese: suposição f
Russian: догадка f (dogadka)
Spanish: conjetura f
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Verb
en-verb|guesses|guessing|guessed

  1. To reach a partly (or totally) unqualified conclusion.
  2. (mainly US) to suppose (introducing a proposition of uncertain plausibility)

#: That album is quite hard to find, but I guess you could look online for a sample song.

Synonyms
hypothesize
take a stab

Translations
trans-top|to reach an unqualified conclusion
Chinese: ç測, çæµ
Dutch: veronderstellen, gissen
Finnish: arvata
French: deviner
German: schätzen, raten
Greek: ÏÏοθέÏει
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Italian: indovinare
Romanian: bÄnui
Russian: ÑгадаÑÑ (ugadat')
Slovenian: uganiti
Spanish: adivinar, conjeturar
Swedish: gissa
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trans-top|to suppose
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Romanian: bÄnui
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Related terms
guesswork
guesstimate
educated guess
guessing game
keep someone guessing

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