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Found 3 items, similar to conjecture.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or
conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence);
“speculations about the outcome of the election”; “he
dismissed it as mere conjecture” [syn: speculation]
2: a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
[syn: guess, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation,
3: reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from
v : to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds;
“Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in
swamps” [syn: speculate, theorize, theorise, hypothesize,
hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose]
English → English (gcide)
Conjecture \Con*jec"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conjectured; p.
pr. & vb. n. Conjecturing.] [Cf. F. conjecturer. Cf.
To arrive at by conjecture; to infer on slight evidence; to
surmise; to guess; to form, at random, opinions concerning.
Human reason can then, at the best, but conjecture what
will be. --South.
Conjecture \Con*jec"ture\, v. i.
To make conjectures; to surmise; to guess; to infer; to form
an opinion; to imagine.
Conjecture \Con*jec"ture\ (; 135?), n. [L. conjectura, fr.
conjicere, conjectum, to throw together, infer, conjecture;
con- + jacere to throw: cf. F. conjecturer. See Jet a
An opinion, or judgment, formed on defective or presumptive
evidence; probable inference; surmise; guess; suspicion.
He [Herodotus] would thus have corrected his first
loose conjecture by a real study of nature. --Whewell.
Conjectures, fancies, built on nothing firm. --Milton.