verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of guess
SYNONYMS FOR guess
Can be confusedguessed guest
Examples from the Web for guess
Haha, what a sad thing to be great at, but yeah, I guess I am.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And then I got on a plane, and guess what was playing: I Never Sang for My Father.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I guess we know how Bacchus kept his title as the god of wine and intoxication.
“I guess it was their first incident where they lose a plane,” said Dobersberger, the travel agent.The Presumed Crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Is Nothing Like MH370|Lennox Samuels|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So it's soon to be 25 out of 26, and I guess West Virginia is less different than I wanted to believe.
At his purposes with regard to the relations of England and Normandy it would be vain to guess.William the Conqueror|Edward Augustus Freeman
Little did any of them guess how literally Maud would take Lois' words.Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School|Dorothy Whitehill
There was such a bottomless depth in her eyes that it was impossible to guess truly.A Laodicean|Thomas Hardy
"A good steerer could have slipped past that wagon, I guess," he said slowly.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High|Leslie W. Quirk
"He's going to call up Bothwell to tell him I've gone," was my guess.The Pirate of Panama|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for guess
verb (when tr, may take a clause as object)
Derived Formsguessable, adjectiveguesser, nounguessingly, adverb
Word Origin for guess
Idioms and Phrases with guess
see anyone's guess; educated guess; have another guess coming; your guess is as good as mine.