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speculate

Synonyms of speculate in English:

verb

  • 1 my colleagues speculate about my private life
    conjecture, theorize, form theories, hypothesize, make suppositions, postulate, guess, make guesses, surmise;
    think, wonder, muse
  • 2 investors can make profits from speculating on the stock market
    gamble, take a risk/chance, venture, take a venture, wager;
    British informal have a flutter, punt
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