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Synonyms

guess

verb

to say or decide what you think is true, without being certain about it

estimate

verb

to say what you think an amount or value will be, either by guessing or by using available information to calculate it

gauge

verb

to make a judgment or guess about a situation, action, or person based on the information that you have

hazard

verb

to make a guess or suggestion about something when you are not sure if it is true

surmise

verb

formal to guess that something is true, when you do not have enough information to prove that it is true

judge

verb

to form an opinion about an amount, distance, size etc by guessing

overestimate

verb

to make a mistake by guessing an amount, number etc that is too high

underestimate

verb

to think or guess that something is smaller, less important etc than it really is

read between the lines

to guess something that is not expressed directly

put two and two together

to guess what is happening or what something means as a result of what you have seen or heard

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age

verb

British to calculate or guess the age of something

anticipate

verb

to guess that something will happen, and be ready to deal with it

be miles out

to make a guess or calculation that is completely wrong

call

verb

to say that something is a particular amount, although this is not the exact amount

divine

verb

formal to guess something from what you already know

guess

verb

to be correct about something that you guess

pluck something out of/from the air

to say the first number, date, fact etc that you think of without knowing whether it is correct

second-guess

verb

to guess what someone is going to do or what will happen

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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