Meaning of “surmise” in the English Dictionary

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surmiseverb [ T ]

us /sərˈmɑɪz/

to decide that something is true without having complete information or proof:

[ + (that) clause ] I quickly surmised (that) my dinner companion was something of a bore.

(Definition of “surmise” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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