Translation of "conjecture" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kənˈdʒek.tʃər/ us /-tʃɚ/

a guess about something based on how it seems and not on proof

conjetura, conjeturas
There’s been a lot of conjecture in the media recently about the marriage.
verb uk /kənˈdʒek.tʃər/ us /-tʃɚ/ formal

to guess, based on the appearance of a situation and not on proof

We’ll never know exactly how she died; we can only conjecture.
He conjectured that the company would soon be in financial trouble.
conjectural adjective uk /-əl/ us

(Translation of “conjecture” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kənˈdʒektʃə/

(formal) (an) opinion formed on slight evidence; a guess

conjetura, suposición
He made several conjectures about where his son might be.
conjectural adjective

a conjectural statement.

(Translation of “conjecture” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)