Another word for speculate


conjecture, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize - to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Example:- Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

speculate - talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion

Example:- We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal

chew over, contemplate, excogitate, meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, reflect, ruminate, speculate, think over - reflect deeply on a subject

Example:- I mulled over the events of the afternoon

job, speculate - invest at a risk

Example:- I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating

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Source : WordNet