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1. surmise

verb. ['sɝˈmaɪz'] infer from incomplete evidence.

Synonyms

  • infer
  • deduce
  • derive

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • forfeit
  • real
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • surmis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word surmise


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some theories surmise that leaders have certain characteristics that make them suitable for the role of leader.

2. Verb, base form
Few people would surmise that the painter used a black canvas after such a work is completed.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Researchers from Cornell University surmise that lactose intolerance is related to groups’ adaptation to their environments.

2. surmise

noun. ['sɝˈmaɪz'] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.

Synonyms

  • guess
  • surmisal
  • conjecture
  • hypothesis
  • speculation
  • view
  • opinion
  • divination

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • surmis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. surmise

verb. ['sɝˈmaɪz'] imagine to be the case or true or probable.

Synonyms

  • hazard
  • pretend
  • venture
  • suspect

Antonyms

  • unquestionable
  • trust
  • believe
  • add

Etymology

  • surmis (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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