guess

Definition

noun
a calculation made without any real information
ExampleThe forecast of sales is only a guess.
Usage
an informed guess
a guess which is based on some information
Usage
it is anyone's guess
no one really knows what is the right answer
verb
Usage
to guess (at) something
to try to calculate something without any information
ExamplesThey could only guess at the total loss. • The sales director tried to guess the turnover of the Far East division.

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