[ 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 intuitin·tu·it·a·ble, adjectiveun·in·tu·it·a·ble, adjective
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How to use intuit in a sentence
I heard that day of a man who got a living by spiritually intuiting oil.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
British Dictionary definitions for intuit
/ (ɪnˈtjuːɪt) /
to know or discover by intuition
Derived forms of intuitintuitable, adjective
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