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Noun conjecture has 3 senses
- speculation, conjecture - a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence); "speculations about the outcome of the election"; "he dismissed it as mere conjecture"
--1 is a kind of hypothesis, possibility, theory
- guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis - a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
--2 is a kind of opinion, view
--2 has particulars: divination
- conjecture - reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
--3 is a kind of reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought
--3 has particulars: theorization, theorisation; supposition, supposal