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Definition of guess:

  1. An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise.
  2. To form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture.
  3. To hit upon or reproduce by memory.
  4. To judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive.
  5. To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; - with at, about, etc.
  6. To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs.
  7. To think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; - followed by an objective clause.

Synonyms:

injection, work out, deduct, animadvert, call up, venture, profess, pellet, make, guessing, make believe, view, speculation, guesswork, recollect, gibe, feign, forecast, conjecture, induction, dissemble, conceive of, run a risk, intend, snapshot, reckon, thesis, look, bet, shooter, judge, cerebrate, shot in the dark, underestimate, stab, gauge, surmisal, divination, extrapolate, postulation, slam, retrieve, cogitate, shot, cypher, cerebrate, shaft, adventure, supposition, shooting, put two and two together, say, count on, opinion, jibe, generalize, risk, gamble, speak out, snap, chance, guesstimate, hypothesis, embark, understand, hazard, dead-reckoning, imagine, depend, estimate, sound off, take a chance, recall, envisage, ideate, try, sham, adjudicate, call back, mean, overestimate, affect, see, believe, think, read between the lines, blastoff, a stab in the dark, regard, postulate, presuppose, dig, hypothecate, surmise, supposal, label, crack, scene, meditation, stroke, come close, hypothesise, stake, speak up, remember, suppose, belief, fancy, presupposition, cipher, approximate, pretend, assumption, derive, pass judgment, jeopardize, possibility, association of ideas, pronounce, act, opinion, opine, theorise, infer, barb, generalise, take chances, suspicion.

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