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Engelsk navneord: conjecture

1. conjecture (om erkendelse) a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSpeculations about the outcome of the election.
He dismissed it as mere conjecture.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)speculation


Mindre specifikke termerhypothesis, possibility, theory

2. conjecture (om kommunikation) a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence


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


Mindre specifikke termeropinion, view


Mere specifikke termerdivination

3. conjecture (om erkendelse) reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence


Mindre specifikke termerabstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning


Mere specifikke termersupposal, supposition, theorisation, theorization


Engelsk udsagnsord: conjecture

1. conjecture (om erkendelse) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningScientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey conjecture that there was a traffic accident


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termeranticipate, expect


Mere specifikke termerconstruct, develop, explicate, formulate, reconstruct, retrace









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