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Definitions of guess

  1. form an opinion about; judge tentatively; form an estimate of, as of quantities or time; " I estimate this chicken to weigh at three pounds"
  2. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
  3. an estimate based on little or no information
  4. put forward, of a guess; " I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"
  5. expect, believe, or suppose; " 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"
  6. guess correctly; solve by guessing; " He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
  7. judge tentatively or form an estimate of ( quantities or time); " I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
  8. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; " I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; " I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
  9. To form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture.
  10. To judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive.
  11. To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs.
  12. To hit upon or reproduce by memory.
  13. An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise.
  14. To think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; - followed by an objective clause.
  15. To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; - with at, about, etc.
  16. A hasty or chance conclusion; an opinion formed without sufficient or real evidence; the act of forming such an opinion.
  17. To hit upon, or judge of, at random; colloquially, believe or think.
  18. To form an opinion without sound reason.
  19. To form an opinion on uncertain knowledge.
  20. To judge on uncertain knowledge: to conjecture rightly.
  21. Judgment or opinion without sufficient evidence or grounds.
  22. A conjecture.
  23. To conjecture; solve, as a riddle.
  24. To form conjectures.
  25. To conjecture; surmise; find out by conjecture; divine.
  26. A tentative opinion; a supposition; surmise; conjecture.
  27. Judgment without certain evidence or grounds.
  28. To surmise, imagine, or conclude on imperfect grounds; to divine; to hit upon; to be inclined to believe.
  29. To conjecture; to judge at random.
  30. A conjecture; an opinion formed without certain knowledge.
  31. To conjecture; to suppose; to form an opinion without sufficient evidence; to decide from mere probabilities; to hit upon the truth.
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Quotes of guess

  1. I love sneakers on a girl. I don't know why, but I guess it's because I'm still a young. I really like just like a girl who has style- a girl who does her own thing, is unique in what she's wearing and works what she's got. – Chris Brown
  2. I'm not geeky but I have my geeky, corky moments, and then I've got some aspects of cool in me, I guess – Nick Cannon
  3. I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with what I have been able to accomplish and what I have and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with. – Stephen Dorff
  4. I never guess It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. I guess I never had a better experience than working on The Long Riders, and at the same time, I never had a harder time than what I did making Southern Comfort. – Walter Hill
  6. I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time. – Jewel Kilcher
  7. And the young people in the 1960's identified with it immediately, because, I guess the young people had been having years of repression really. They felt that the, you know, after the war everything was very austere, particularly in Europe. – George Martin
  8. We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess – Cleo Moore
  9. I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it. – Eddie Murphy
  10. I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may. – Leonard Nimoy
  11. You can no longer buy commodities at Merrill Lynch. My guess is many analysts and even executives are too young to know how profitable a hot commodities market can be. They will soon. – Jim Rogers
  12. I loved school, I loved putting on my uniform and doing homework every day. I was one of those good students that the teachers liked. I guess that's got to be a pretty nerdy, geeky part of me. – Yvonne Strahovski
  13. I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me. – Wanda Sykes
  14. I guess I'm too outspoken. – Sharon Tate
  15. It must have been an extraordinary time. I guess the worrying thing about musical theatre to me, is if you look at the London season this year, mine is actually the only one to have come in. – Andrew Lloyd Webber

Usage examples for guess

  1. I guess you've done me a good turn! – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  2. I guess that you are angry with your son, with Major Mannering. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. I guess you want some help here. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
  4. I guess you don't think much of me, do you? – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  5. Oh, no; but I guess I can stand it! – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  6. " I guess he said. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  7. Yes; I guess that's it, when you come right down to it. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  8. Now, if you were to let him know that you don't want to go to- night, and let him guess after a day or two, that you would very much rather... – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. He laughed, and said: I guess we'll all be glad enough to have you! – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  10. I guess you don't want anything, Irene. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  11. I guess you all saw it, too. – New Apples in the Garden by Kris Ottman Neville
  12. " If you cannot guess I won't tell you till the time comes," replied Jacob. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  13. You guess what I mean. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  14. But I guess I got to stay. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  15. " Guess again, Fowle," said Carshaw. – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  16. I guess they don't keep 'em 'round here. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  17. He asked me to guess – The Return by Walter de la Mare
  18. I guess you've heard of me. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  19. I guess you're all right now. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  20. " Guess yuh'll be all right now," he said. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White

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