an estimate based on little or no information
- dead reckoning
a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
solve by guessing
"He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
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"
expect, believe, or suppose
"I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"
"I thought to find her in a bad state"
"he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"
"I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"