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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

Mere specifikke termertell

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