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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make guesses. Also: To make risky business deals.

Usage examples (40)
  • October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December,...
  • Yes, yes, but the freedom to speculate is essential --
  • I used the word speculate, because that is what it is speculation.
  • And on the right, I speculate, is the house we stayed in, with the missing loggia in tact. for more
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