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Definition of Surmise


  1. A thought, imagination, or conjecture, which is based upon feeble or scanty evidence; suspicion; guess; as, the surmisses of jealousy or of envy.
  2. Reflection; thought.
  3. To imagine without certain knowledge; to infer on slight grounds; to suppose, conjecture, or suspect; to guess.

Surmise Translations

surmise in Danish is antage
surmise in Dutch is gissen, vermoeden
surmise in Finnish is olettaa, otaksua
surmise in French is supposer, conjecturer
surmise in German is vermuten, einbilden
surmise in Spanish is suponer