Translation of "guess" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɡes/ us /ɡes/

A2 to give an answer or opinion about something without knowing all the facts

Guess how old he is.

A2 to say something that is right without knowing all the facts

adivinar, acertar
How did you guess I was pregnant?
guess what? informal

A2 used before telling someone something interesting or surprising

¿sabes qué?
Guess what? We’re going to Hawaii!
I guess

B1 used when you think something is probably true

supongo que
I guess you’re angry with me.
I guess so/not

used when you agree or disagree but are not completely certain about something

supongo que sí/no
‘It would be better to buy a new car than to try to fix this one.’ ‘Yeah, I guess so.’
noun uk /ɡes/ us /ɡes/

B1 an attempt to give the right answer when you are not certain

intento de adivinar algo
How old do you think John is? Go on, have a guess.

an opinion that you have formed by guessing

My guess is she probably won’t come.

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


verb /ɡes/

to say what is likely to be the case

I’m trying to guess the height of this building
If you don’t know the answer, just guess.

(especially American) to suppose

suponer, imaginar
I guess I’ll have to leave now.
guesswork noun

the process or result of guessing

conjetura, suposición
I got the answer by guesswork.
anybody’s guess noun

a matter of complete uncertainty

vete tú a saber, quién sabe, es un misterio
Who will win is anybody’s guess.

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