Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun surmise

1 sense of surmise

Sense 1
guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis -- (a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence)
       => opinion, view -- (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; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb surmise

2 senses of surmise

Sense 1
surmise -- (infer from incomplete evidence)
       => deduce, infer, deduct, derive -- (reason by deduction; establish by deduction)

Sense 2
suspect, surmise -- (imagine to be the case or true or probable; "I suspect he is a fugitive"; "I surmised that the butler did it")
       => guess, venture, pretend, hazard -- (put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong")

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