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intuit

[ in-too-it, -tyoo-; in-too-it, -tyoo- ]
/ ɪnˈtu ɪt, -ˈtyu-; ˈɪn tu ɪt, -tyu- /
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verb (used with or without object)

to know or receive by intuition.

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Origin of intuit

First recorded in 1770–80; back formation from intuition

OTHER WORDS FROM intuit

in·tu·it·a·ble, adjectiveun·in·tu·it·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for intuit

  • I heard that day of a man who got a living by spiritually intuiting oil.

    Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland

British Dictionary definitions for intuit

intuit
/ (ɪnˈtjuːɪt) /

verb

to know or discover by intuition

Derived forms of intuit

intuitable, adjective
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