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guess

 
Noun guess has 2 senses
  1. guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis - a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    --1 is a kind of opinion, view
    --1 has particulars: divination
    Derived forms: verb guess1, verb guess3, verb guess2
  2. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning - an estimate based on little or no information
    --2 is a kind of estimate, estimation, approximation, idea
    Derived forms: verb guess1, verb guess2
Verb guess has 4 senses
  1. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess - expect, believe, or suppose; "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"
    --1 is one way to expect, anticipate
    Derived forms: noun guess1, noun guess2, noun guesser1
    Sample sentence:
    They guess that there was a traffic accident
  2. guess, venture, pretend, hazard - put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
    --2 is one way to speculate
    Derived forms: noun guess2, noun guess1, noun guesser1, noun guessing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
    --3 is one way to calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
    Derived forms: noun guess1, noun guesser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  4. guess, infer - guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
    --4 is one way to solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work
    Derived form: noun guesser1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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