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Thought vs. Guess

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Thoughtnoun

Form created in the mind, rather than the forms perceived through the five senses; an instance of thinking.

Guessverb

To reach a partly (or totally) unqualified conclusion.

Thoughtnoun

(uncountable) The process by which such forms arise or are manipulated; thinking.

Guessverb

To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly.

‘He who guesses the riddle shall have the ring.’;

Thoughtnoun

A way of thinking (associated with a group, nation or region).

‘"Eastern thought".’;

Guessverb

to suppose (introducing a proposition of uncertain plausibility).

‘That album is quite hard to find, but I guess you could try ordering it online.’;

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Thoughtverb

simple past tense and past participle of think

Guessverb

(colloquial) To think, conclude, or decide (without a connotation of uncertainty). Usually in first person: "I guess".

‘"I guess you were right." "What did he say?" "He guesses you were right."’; ‘"I guess I'll go to bed."’;

Thought

imp. & p. p. of Think.

Guessverb

(obsolete) To hit upon or reproduce by memory.

Thoughtnoun

The act of thinking; the exercise of the mind in any of its higher forms; reflection; cogitation.

‘Thought can not be superadded to matter, so as in any sense to render it true that matter can become cogitative.’;

Guessnoun

A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.

‘If you don't know the answer, take a guess.’;

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Thoughtnoun

Meditation; serious consideration.

‘Pride, of all others the most dangerous fault,Proceeds from want of sense or want of thought.’;

Guessverb

To form an opinion concerning, without knowledge or means of knowledge; to judge of at random; to conjecture.

‘First, if thou canst, the harder reason guess.’;

Thoughtnoun

That which is thought; an idea; a mental conception, whether an opinion, judgment, fancy, purpose, or intention.

‘Thus Bethel spoke, who always speaks his thought.’; ‘Why do you keep alone, . . . Using those thoughts which should indeed have diedWith them they think on?’; ‘Thoughts come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to choose or to reject.’; ‘All their thoughts are against me for evil.’;

Guessverb

To judge or form an opinion of, from reasons that seem preponderating, but are not decisive.

‘We may then guess how far it was from his design.’; ‘Of ambushed men, whom, by their arms and dress,To be Taxallan enemies I guess.’;

Thoughtnoun

Solicitude; anxious care; concern.

‘Hawis was put in trouble, and died with thought and anguish before his business came to an end.’; ‘Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink.’;

Guessverb

To solve by a correct conjecture; to conjecture rightly; as, he who guesses the riddle shall have the ring; he has guessed my designs.

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Thoughtnoun

A small degree or quantity; a trifle; as, a thought longer; a thought better.

‘If the hair were a thought browner.’; ‘This [faculty], to which I gave the name of the "elaborative faculty," - the faculty of relations or comparison, - constitutes what is properly denominated thought.’;

Guessverb

To hit upon or reproduce by memory.

‘Tell me their words, as near as thou canst guess them.’;

Thoughtnoun

the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about;

‘it was not a good idea’; ‘the thought never entered my mind’;

Guessverb

To think; to suppose; to believe; to imagine; - followed by an objective clause.

‘Not all together; better far, I guess,That we do make our entrance several ways.’; ‘But in known images of life I guessThe labor greater.’;

Thoughtnoun

the process of thinking (especially thinking carefully);

‘thinking always made him frown’; ‘she paused for thought’;

Guessverb

To make a guess or random judgment; to conjecture; - with at, about, etc.

‘This is the place, as well as I may guess.’;

Thoughtnoun

the organized beliefs of a period or group or individual;

‘19th century thought’; ‘Darwinian thought’;

Guessnoun

An opinion as to anything, formed without sufficient or decisive evidence or grounds; an attempt to hit upon the truth by a random judgment; a conjecture; a surmise.

‘A poet must confessHis art 's like physic - but a happy guess.’;

Thoughtnoun

a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

‘my opinion differs from yours’; ‘what are your thoughts on Haiti?’;

Guessnoun

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

Thought

Thought (or thinking) encompasses a flow of ideas and associations that can lead to logical conclusions. Although thinking is an activity of an existential value for humans, there is still no consensus as to how it is adequately defined or understood.

Guessnoun

an estimate based on little or no information

Guessverb

expect, believe, or suppose;

‘I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel’; ‘I thought to find her in a bad state’; ‘he didn't think to find her in the kitchen’; ‘I guess she is angry at me for standing her up’;

Guessverb

put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation;

‘I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again’; ‘I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong’;

Guessverb

judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time);

‘I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds’;

Guessverb

guess correctly; solve by guessing;

‘He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize’;

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