Synonyms for surmise

Synonyms for (noun) surmise

Synonyms: supposition, surmisal, surmise, hypothesis, guess, speculation, conjecture

Definition: a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Similar words: view, opinion

Definition: a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof

Usage: his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page

Synonyms for (verb) surmise

Synonyms: surmise

Definition: infer from incomplete evidence

Similar words: infer, deduce, deduct, derive

Definition: reason by deduction; establish by deduction


Synonyms: surmise, suspect

Definition: imagine to be the case or true or probable

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

Similar words: pretend, guess, hazard, venture

Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Usage: I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again; I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong