Definitions for conjecture

Definitions for (noun) conjecture

Main entry: conjecture

Definition: reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

Main entry: speculation, conjecture

Definition: a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)

Usage: speculations about the outcome of the election; he dismissed it as mere conjecture

Main entry: supposition, surmisal, surmise, hypothesis, guess, speculation, conjecture

Definition: a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Definitions for (verb) conjecture

Main entry: theorise, theorize, suppose, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, conjecture

Definition: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Usage: Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

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