Definition of 'guess'
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Guess who makes effective drugs for diabetics? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can probably guess the answer to all three. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is just a guess, mind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you take the last guess, you may guess wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who the lucky owner will be is anyone 's guess. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Now, guess the signs of early meningitis. The Sun (2016)Science connects reality to our guesses about it. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Neither man could have guessed just how true that observation would turn out to be. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your doc may take a guess in terms of months. The Sun (2009)He quickly handed her back to her father after wrongly guessing her age. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Anybody want to guess what my wife weighed in with? Christianity Today (2000)You would hazard a guess there are some huge strings attached. The Sun (2010)Now take a wild guess who that could be. The Sun (2007)You will have guessed the answer already. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You get no points for guessing what happens next. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You forced the opponents to take the last guess and now you are taking it yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The available data only allow us to guess which is correct. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have to make a wild guess and hope that the paint sticks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He not only guessed wrong about the problems to which computers could be usefully applied. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Wanna hazard a guess as to how this will play out? Times, Sunday Times (2016)What seem lucky guesses are winning answers in a gameshow. The Sun (2006)Swap roles if they guess correctly. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether it would be valid now is anyone 's guess. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You're getting a website to guess your age? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why it does this is anybody 's guess. The Sun (2009)Where all this will end up is anyone 's guess. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That's pretty precise for a wild guess. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You will imagine them guessing correctly about 50 per cent of the time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I suppose the managers just have to guess. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He says: 'I guess it was verging on the ridiculous to work so much on just one record. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'guess'
British English: guess /ɡɛs/ NOUN
A guess is an attempt to give an answer or provide an opinion when you do not know if it is true.
If you don't know, just have a guess.
- American English: guess
- Arabic: تَخْمين
- Brazilian Portuguese: suposição
- Chinese: 猜测
- Croatian: nagađanje
- Czech: odhad
- Danish: gæt
- Dutch: gissing
- European Spanish: suposición
- Finnish: arvaus
- French: hypothèse
- German: Vermutung
- Greek: εικασία
- Italian: supposizione
- Japanese: 推測
- Korean: 추측
- Norwegian: gjetning
- Polish: przypuszczenie
- European Portuguese: suposição
- Romanian: încercare de a ghici
- Russian: догадка
- Spanish: suposición
- Swedish: gissning
- Thai: การคาดคะเน
- Turkish: tahmin
- Ukrainian: здогадка
- Vietnamese: ước đoán
British English: guess /ɡɛs/ VERB
If you guess something, you give an answer or provide an opinion when you do not know if it is true.
She guessed that he was about 40 years old.
- American English: guess
- Arabic: يُخمِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: adivinhar
- Chinese: 猜测
- Croatian: nagađati
- Czech: odhadnout
- Danish: gætte
- Dutch: raden
- European Spanish: adivinar
- Finnish: arvata
- French: deviner
- German: schätzen raten/denken
- Greek: μαντεύω
- Italian: indovinare
- Japanese: 推測する
- Korean: 추측하다
- Norwegian: gjette
- Polish: domyślić się
- European Portuguese: adivinhar
- Romanian: a presupune
- Russian: догадываться
- Spanish: adivinar
- Swedish: gissa
- Thai: คาดคะเน
- Turkish: tahmin etmek
- Ukrainian: здогадуватися
- Vietnamese: đoán
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