Guess in a sentence as a noun

More than most HN users would guess, that's for sure.

I guess I learned that hitting delete would be worse.

But guess what, once you're done with the hours of torture to get good, then you realize the fun.

But I've worked in corporate consulting for years; can you guess how often this happens?

Guess in a sentence as a verb

I guess nobody ever got fired for losing their clients' money to a Harvard or MIT Sloan MBA.

I guess my parents weren't smart enough to get a fake social security card for me back then, I wish they were.

I guess we were looking for some sign that someone somewhere is pulling for us. During the first hour this post was up I hovered over the delete more than once.

I guess the fact remains that they had to subsidise this activity somehow - and that they made their money off popular content.

Guess definitions


a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

See also: conjecture supposition surmise surmisal speculation hypothesis


an estimate based on little or no information

See also: guesswork guessing shot


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"

See also: think opine suppose imagine reckon


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"

See also: venture pretend hazard


judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

See also: estimate gauge approximate judge


guess correctly; solve by guessing; "He guessed the right number of beans in the jar and won the prize"

See also: infer