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Engelsk navneord: guess

1. guess (om kommunikation) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjecture, hypothesis, speculation, supposition, surmisal, surmise


Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view


Mere specifikke termerdivination

2. guess (om erkendelse) an estimate based on little or no information


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dead reckoning, guessing, guesswork, shot


Mindre specifikke termerapproximation, estimate, estimation, idea


Engelsk udsagnsord: guess

1. guess (om erkendelse) expect, believe, or suppose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey guess that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)imagine, opine, reckon, suppose, think


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termeranticipate, expect


Mere specifikke termersuspect

2. guess (om kommunikation) put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again.
I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hazard, pretend, venture


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerspeculate


Mere specifikke termeranticipate, call, forebode, foretell, predict, prognosticate, promise, surmise, suspect

3. guess (om erkendelse) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)approximate, estimate, gauge, judge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termercalculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out


Mere specifikke termerassess, count, give, guesstimate, lowball, make, misgauge, place, put, quantise, quantize, reckon, set, truncate, underestimate

4. guess (om erkendelse) guess correctly; solve by guessing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)infer


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerfigure out, lick, puzzle out, solve, work, work out


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