verb (used with object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
verb (used without object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
Origin of surmise
Synonyms for surmise
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Historical Examples of surmisable
Out of the tail of his eye, just before he and Sonntag came to grips, he had caught a glimpse of this surmisable third party.From Place to Place
Irvin S. Cobb
noun (sɜːˈmaɪz, ˈsɜːmaɪz)
Word Origin for surmise
early 15c., legal, "a charge, a formal accusation;" see surmise (v.). Meaning "inference, guess" is first found in English 1580s.