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Guesses and estimates - synonyms or related words

guess

noun

the action of saying what you think is true or will happen, without being certain

estimate

noun

an amount that you guess or calculate using the information available

speculation

noun

ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen

conjecture

noun

the development of a theory or guess based on information that is not complete

guesswork

noun

the process of trying to find the answer to something by guessing, or the answer found by using this method

overestimate

noun

a judgment about something that considers it to be better than it really is

guesstimate

noun

informal

a calculation of the size, value, or amount of something when all the facts are not available to you

best guess

an opinion about the thing that is most likely to happen

guessing game

noun

a situation where people have to guess what is going to happen. You usually use this expression when you think the situation is annoying.

conjecture

noun

a theory or guess based on information that is not complete

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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