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Synonym of Speculation

Speculation Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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speculation
Synonyms and related words:
abstraction, actuarial prediction, advisement, agiotage, analysis, apocalypse, arbitrage, betting, blind guess, bold conjecture, brainwork, brooding, buying in, calculated risk, cardsharping, casting lots, cerebration, chance, cogitation, conjecture, consideration, contemplation, counsel, deliberation, doctrinairism, doctrinality, doctrinarity, equity capital, evaluation, excogitation, explanation, flier, flutter, foreboding, forecast, forecasting, foreshowing, foresight, foretelling, fortune, gamble, gambling, gaming, guess, guesswork, hazard, hazarding, hunch, hypothesis, improbability, investment, liquidation, luck, lucubration, meditation, mere theory, musing, omen, opinion, perhaps, play, playing, plunge, pondering, postulation, prediction, prefiguration, prefigurement, prefiguring, presage, presaging, presentiment, preshowing, presignifying, prime investment, probability, profit taking, prognosis, prognostication, promise, prophecy, prophesying, prospectus, reflection, review, revolving, risk, risking, rough guess, round trade, rumination, scalping, shot, soothsay, sortition, sporting, spot sale, stab, staking, statistical prediction, stockjobbery, stockjobbing, study, studying, suppose, supposition, surmise, theoretic, theoretical basis, theoretics, theoria, theoric, theorization, theory, thinking, turn, uncertainty, unverified supposition, vaticination, venture, venture capital, wager, wagering, weighing, wild guess, wondering
  

  



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speculation

Noun
1. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
(synonym) guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, hypothesis
(hypernym) opinion, view
(hyponym) divination
(derivation) speculate
2. a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence); "speculations about the outcome of the election"; "he dismissed it as mere conjecture"
(synonym) conjecture
(hypernym) hypothesis, possibility, theory
(derivation) speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose
3. an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
(synonym) venture
(hypernym) investment, investment funds
(hyponym) gamble
(derivation) speculate, job
4. continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
(synonym) meditation
(hypernym) contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness
(derivation) chew over, think over, meditate, ponder, excogitate, contemplate, muse, reflect, mull, mull over, ruminate, speculate

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