Know Your Next Word : guess

3. guess :

verb & noun :

1. to arrive at or commit oneself to an opinion about (something) without having sufficient evidence to support the opinion fully

2. to estimate or conjecture about correctly

3. to think, believe or suppose

4. to form an estimate or conjecture (often followed by at or about)

5. an opinion that one reaches or to which one commits oneself on the basis of probability alone or in the absence of any evidence whatever

6. the act of forming such an opinion

usage :

  • I guess I can get there in time.

  • to guess a person's weight.

  • to guess what a word means

  • to take a guess at someone's weight

  • I guess he was wrong.

  • We could only guess at her motives.

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