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Synonyms for surmise
sərˈmaɪz; ˈsɜr maɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis(verb)

    a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

    guess, possibility, conjecture, guesswork, theory, meditation, venture, supposition, dead reckoning, guessing, surmisal, supposal, assumption, hypothesis, speculation, shot

  2. surmise(verb)

    infer from incomplete evidence


  3. suspect, surmise(verb)

    imagine to be the case or true or probable

    "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it"

    suspect, distrust, mistrust

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surmise(v)

    To doubt is to lack conviction. Incompleteness of evidence may compel one to doubt, or some perverse bias of mind may incline him to. Distrust may express simply a lack of confidence; as, I distrust my own judgment; or it may be nearly equivalent to suspect; as, I distrusted that man from the start. Mistrust and suspect imply that one is almost assured of positive evil; one may distrust himself or others; he suspects others. Mistrust is now rarely, if ever, used of persons, but only of motives, intentions, etc. Distrust is always serious; mistrust is often used playfully. Compare SUPPOSE. Compare synonyms for DOUBT, n.

    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, suspect

    believe, confide in, depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon, trust

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surmise(v)

    suspect, imagine, conjecture, guess, fancy, presume, suppose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surmise(v. a.)

    imagine, suspect, conjecture, suppose, guess, divine, fancy, believe, think, presume

  2. surmise(n.)

    conjecture, suspicion, supposition, guess

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  • حدسArabic
  • vermuten, Mutmaßung, mutmaßen, VermutungGerman
  • conjeturar, suponer, presumirSpanish
  • انگاشت, گمان, اندیشه, پندار, بازتاب, گمان بردنPersian
  • ennakkoluulo, ajatus, otaksuma, olettaa, oletus, otaksuaFinnish
  • supposer, présumer, suspecterFrench
  • feltételezés, sejtésHungarian
  • supporreItalian
  • vermoeden, gissenDutch
  • предположение, подозрениеRussian
  • gissa, förmodaSwedish

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