|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|
"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|
|7.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4499|