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To form an opinion, or to have an idea

measure

verb

to form an opinion about how good or bad something is

come up with

to think of something such as an idea or a plan

judge

verb

to form an opinion about something after considering all the details or facts

infer

verb

to form an opinion about something that is based on information that you already have

appraise

verb

to form an opinion about how successful, effective, etc. someone or something is

conceive

verb

to think of something such as a new idea, plan, or design

hit on

to suddenly have an idea

sum up

to make a judgment about what someone or something is like

conceptualize

verb

to form an idea about what something is like or how it should work

draw a conclusion/an inference

to decide what to believe about something after you have considered the facts

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

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jones

a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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