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- 1. speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose, expect, anticipate
- usage: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
- 2. theorize, reason
- usage: construct a theory about; "Galileo theorized the motion of the stars"
- 3. theorize, reason
- usage: form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day"
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