Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To think very likely or almost certain; suppose. Used in the first person singular present tense.
  • intransitive verb To suppose; conjecture. Used in the first person singular present tense.

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  • verb intransitive to think that something is likely or probable

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dare +‎ say

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