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    speculate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word speculate

    Definition
    (verb) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    Example Sentence
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
    Definition
    (verb) talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
    Example Sentence
    • We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal
    Definition
    (verb) reflect deeply on a subject
    Example Sentence
    • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
    • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
    • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate
    Definition
    (verb) invest at a risk
    Synonyms : job
    Example Sentence
    • I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for speculate

donot speakclate as speculte means to form an opinion without knowing all the facts

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