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Definition of "surmises" [surmises]

  • Plural form of surmise. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "surmises" in a sentence
  • "Even more of a tease: Griffin surmises that there are indeed other jumpers out there, but again we never see them."
  • "But Ignatieff himself isn't quite so clear as Martin surmises."
  • "Indeed, so wholly natural and just-the-thing-to-be-expected does it now seem that her brother should fall in love with Barbara, that she grows ever more amazed that she did not think of it before it happened; and, when she recalls her surmises and little sisterly schemes concerning him and Lucile Sherman, she wonders at her own stupidity."