verb (used with object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
verb (used without object), sur·mised, sur·mis·ing.
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Democratic money people are now, one surmises, mostly in the place where they want to see this happen.Michael Tomasky on Why Obama Shouldn’t Defend Gay Marriage (For Now)|Michael Tomasky|March 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"It is any one of four different possibilities that we are working on," Redstone surmises in the voicemail.
Keenan surmises that law enforcement, including the FBI, may be applying the same tactics in this case.
I saw you go white once before, when I tried to make you talk about Munich; and the romantic Flora was full of surmises.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
And she listened to Bobbys surmises about the mysterious prize without taking in half what the younger girl was saying.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Surmises which went wide of the mark were better than the real truth would have been, and that he could not tell.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
But the light moved, and the slow hours passed, while Harkness tried to find consolation in surmises he told himself must be true.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
All this construction of surmises, which were not far from the reality, had for several days occupied the mind of Mess Lethierry.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo