part of speech: verb

inflections: guesses, guessing, guessed

definition 1: to form an opinion without enough information to be certain.

  • He tried to guess the reason for her laughter.

synonyms: reckon

definition 2: to figure out correctly without knowing for certain.

  • Can you guess the answer?

synonyms: reckon

definition 3: to think or believe; suppose.

  • I guess she will be here soon.

synonyms: believe, expect, figure, imagine, reckon, suppose, think


part of speech: noun

definition: an opinion, estimate, or answer based on little or no information.

  • My guess wasn’t even close.