• To reach a partly (or totally) unqualified conclusion.
  • To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly.
  • to suppose (introducing a proposition of uncertain plausibility).
  • To think, conclude, or decide (without a connotation of uncertainty). Usually in first person: "I guess".
  • To hit upon or reproduce by memory.


  • A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.


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  • . Compare also Russian гада́ть, Albanian gjëzë from gjej. More at get.
  • From Middle English gesse. Cognate with Dutch gis.

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