speculate synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term speculate:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose(verb)

    to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, presuppose, guess, contemplate, think, theorise, conjecture, say, reflect, chew over, excogitate, reckon, suppose, imagine, hypothesise, mull over, think over, ponder, theorize, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, opine, mull, speculate, job

  2. speculate(verb)

    talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, contemplate, theorise, conjecture, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, mull over, think over, ponder, theorize, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, mull, job

  3. chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate(verb)

    reflect deeply on a subject

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, shine, contemplate, theorise, speculate, theorize, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, formulate, devise, mull over, study, contrive, ponder, invent, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, forge, reverberate, mull, conjecture, job, think over

  4. speculate, job(verb)

    invest at a risk

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, speculate, contemplate, theorise, conjecture, reflect, chew over, excogitate, suppose, hypothesise, mull over, farm out, think over, ponder, theorize, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, mull, subcontract, job

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. speculate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    meditate, contemplate, cogitate, reflect, ponder, muse, ruminate, think, consider

  2. speculate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    trade (hazardously)



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