Definisi 'speculate'

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verb
1 to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds Terjemahkan
Example:
Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
source: wordnet30

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 Terjemahkan
Example:
We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal
source: wordnet30

3 reflect deeply on a subject Terjemahkan
Example:
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
source: wordnet30

4 invest at a risk Terjemahkan
Example:
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
source: wordnet30

5 To consider by turning a subject in the mind, and viewing it in its different aspects and relations; to meditate; to contemplate; to theorize; as, to speculate on questions in religion; to speculate on political events. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

6 To consider attentively; as, to speculate the nature of a thing. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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