Definition of guess:

part of speech: verb

To conjecture; to suppose; to form an opinion without sufficient evidence; to decide from mere probabilities; to hit upon the truth.

part of speech: noun

A conjecture; an opinion formed without certain knowledge.

Usage examples:

  • How did you guess it? Payne Erskine in "The Eye of Dread".
  • Go on now, guess Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".
  • I guess I can call Central now. Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • He never had any use for my father, I guess Payne Erskine in "The Eye of Dread".

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