Definition of 'speculate'
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Example sentences containing 'speculate'
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They're bound to speculate on the identity of the person he was having the relationship with, surely? MUSIC FOR BOYS (2003)The Press was no better equipped than anyone to speculate in this way. AMAGANSETT (2003)
Mechthild's use of metaphors drawn from courtly life led earlier commentators to speculate that she might have come from noble stock. RIDDLE ME THIS (2003)
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Translations for 'speculate'
British English: speculate /ˈspɛkjʊˌleɪt/ VERB
If you speculate about something, you guess about its nature or identity, or about what might happen.
The reader can speculate what will happen next.
Everyone has been speculating about why she left.
- American English: speculate
- Arabic: يَتَأَمَّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: especular
- Chinese: 揣测
- Croatian: špekulirati
- Czech: spekulovat
- Danish: spekulere
- Dutch: speculeren
- European Spanish: especular
- Finnish: spekuloida
- French: spéculer
- German: spekulieren
- Greek: εικάζω
- Italian: speculare
- Japanese: 推測する
- Korean: 심사숙고하다
- Norwegian: spekulere
- Polish: spekulować
- European Portuguese: especular
- Romanian: a specula
- Russian: предполагать
- Spanish: especular
- Swedish: spekulera
- Thai: คาดเดา
- Turkish: varsayımda bulunmak
- Ukrainian: припускати
- Vietnamese: suy xét
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