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  • EN [ ˈspekjuleɪt]
  • US [ ˈspekjuleɪt]

English definition


  • 1. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds;

    • "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
  • 2. 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;

    • "We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal"
  • 3. reflect deeply on a subject;

    • "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"
  • 4. invest at a risk;

    • "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"

Example sentences

  • Some speculate that it was the will of the Force.

  • We rouse ourselves at intervals and speculate.

  • The doctors speculate that he died of cancer.

  • It is avoided to speculate on large, global theories that go beyond the facts.

  • He would not speculate on when studies in larger animals and humans might get under way.

  • It is interesting to speculate on some of the reasons for this kind of bad thinking.

  • Its occupation was to speculate on Laetitia Dale's modest enthusiasm for rural pleasures.

  • Those who speculate are called speculators.

  • It's dangerous to speculate.

  • Then. quite naturally, he began to speculate whence it came.

  • We should speculate about the purpose of life.

  • It is too earlyand too little is known, to speculate on Bird's motives.

  • A lifetime of obesity might hae different effects on longevity, they speculate.

  • The investors earned last year and they will also speculate in 2008 for their greed.

  • More diversity reduces amount you can speculate with.

  • This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks.

  • The Wise of Tol Eressea thus speculate that Orcs are bred from ancient Elves.

  • We don't know all the circumstances, so it would be pointless to speculate.

  • Most believe that she had killed herself, but others 41 speculate that she was murdered.

  • If you speculate too much about the past or the future you won't get anything done.

  • Others might speculate that the genocide claimed 800,000 victims, or a million.

  • We can only speculate about the future.

  • It is premature to speculate about the resumption of negotiations.

  • It's always hard to speculate about the future.

  • People speculate about virtuality systems, but we're already working on it.

  • Critics of the project speculate about how many hospitals could be built instead.

  • Big farmers are moving in, not in order to farm, but in order to speculate with rising land prices.

  • The doctors speculate that he died of a cerebral haemorrhage caused by a blow on the head.

  • Well, at present we won't speculate on hypotheticals.

Synonym discrimination

  • think, deliberate, meditate, muse, reason, reflect, speculate

Meaning of speculate

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