verb (used with object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
verb (used without object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
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He could surmise one item in keeping with young women of Somali heritage.
“In retrospect, one could surmise that ISIS has been working towards this point for years now,” he says.The Terrorist Caliph as Nation Builder in Iraq, Syria, and Beyond|Jamie Dettmer|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In any event, Sarkozy supporters are correct to surmise that his detention is bad timing for the comeback bid.France’s Ex-Prez Sarkozy Placed Under Formal Investigation for Corruption|Tracy McNicoll|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She did, however, choose to surmise that “The nationality of the shooter, it sounds Hispanic, Latino,” based on his name.The Ugliest, Creepiest Responses to the Fort Hood Shooting|Caitlin Dickson|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But herein—so according to one rose-colored surmise from Mad Men—lies the problem with my fantasy—it was just a fantasy.
Twas inevitable that they should pry and surmise––surmising much more than they dared pry.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
It may be difficult to surmise what has been the fate of these unfortunate men.Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora|Edward Edwards
He was not to suppose or surmise that it bothered or burdened her to be with him.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
But excuse us; our business is to state facts and not to wonder or surmise.Fair to Look Upon|Mary Belle Freeley
Her hand was dabbing furtively at her face for a purpose which Pierre could not surmise.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick