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  • noun Plural form of guess.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of guess.

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Examples

  • The trustees' report, after all, is almost entirely based on assumptions -- long-term guesses about what the U.S. economy will be 50 or 75 years from now.

    Michele Bachmann's fuzzy tax math at CPAC

  • One time the teacher asked us to try and figure out a similar question and took intuitive guesses from the rest of the class, most of which were to the effect that there's no way that there could be overlapping birthdays in a class of 28 kids.

    Evolution Sunday; At the Movies

  • And one book which got no guesses is fairly popular; maybe I picked the line badly? mood: sore

    November 14th, 2006

  • PS -I refuse to confirm or deny any of the name guesses made on my last post, but I will say this: you will know.

    Getting Down To Business

  • PS -I refuse to confirm or deny any of the name guesses made on my last post, but I will say this: you will know.

    Archive 2008-05-11

  • One time the teacher asked us to try and figure out a similar question and took intuitive guesses from the rest of the class, most of which were to the effect that there's no way that there could be overlapping birthdays in a class of 28 kids.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Scientists probably think the best place to learn about guesses is in a lab.

    Your Best Guess « So Many Books

  • The reason, he guesses, is because there's safety in numbers by spawning together.

    Boing Boing: July 20, 2003 - July 26, 2003 Archives

  • I just took my guesses from the forms that I had worked out using path integrals for nonrelativistic matter, but relativistic light.

    Richard P. Feynman - Nobel Lecture

  • He explains that we can make use of very short-term guesses or predictions, but long-term forecasts are nothing more than pure guesswork.

    GuruFocus Updates -

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