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Synonyms for guessing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning(noun)

    an estimate based on little or no information

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, conjecture, surmise, gibe, shaft, guesswork, slam, crack, pellet, shooter, shooting, supposition, dead reckoning, blastoff, snap, surmisal, snapshot, hypothesis, speculation, shot, jibe

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    guess, riddles, charades

How to pronounce guessing?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say guessing in sign language?

  1. guessing

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How to use guessing in a sentence?

  1. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    We know the officer called for backup for a reason ... we'll find that out, we will not jeopardize this investigation by guessing.

  2. Mairead McKenna:

    I fear in the coming days or weeks, [ the hospital ] will stop all parents from visiting, as things will likely get worse before it gets better, i'm guessing this will be our new setup [ for awhile now ].

  3. Bryan Ma:

    Those retailers and consumers, their confidence is shaken. Now there's second guessing, there are question marks around Huawei, is( a US export ban) going to become Google Maps again ? the damage to Huawei, the scar, is still there.

  4. Wallace Stevens:

    To name an object is to deprive a poem of three-fourths of its pleasure, which consists in a little-by-little guessing game; the ideal is to suggest.

  5. Loren Weisman:

    When you treat your business or dream like a living, breathing baby… You’ll make better decisions and wiser choices. Stop, shortcutting, second guessing and buying into the unproven hype. Your dreams deserve more.

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