surmise

英 [sə'maɪz] 美 [sɝ'maɪz]
  • vt. 猜测;推测
  • vi. 猜测;认为
  • n. 推测;猜度
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surmise 推测,猜测

sur-,在下,向上,-mis,送出,放置,词源同 mission,emit.引申词义推测,猜测。

surmise (v.)
c. 1400, in law, "to charge, allege," from Old French surmis, past participle of surmettre "to accuse," from sur- "upon" (see sur- (1)) + mettre "put," from Latin mittere "to send" (see mission). Meaning "to infer conjecturally" is recorded from 1700, from the noun. Related: Surmised; surmising.
surmise (n.)
early 15c., legal, "a charge, a formal accusation," from Old French surmise "accusation," noun use of past participle of surmettre (see surmise (v.)). Meaning "inference, guess" is first found in English 1580s.
Then felt I like some watcher of the skies
When a new planet swims into his ken;
Or like stout Cortez, when with eagle eyes
He stared at the Pacific—and all his men
Look'd at each other with a wild surmise—
Silent, upon a peak in Darien.

[Keats]
1. His surmise proved correct.
他的猜测后来证明是正确的。

来自柯林斯例句

2. A very painful surmise arose concerning her character.
对她的人格产生了一种令人难堪的猜度.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

3. It is mere surmise that Bosch had Brant's poem in mind when doing this painting.
认为博斯在画这幅画时脑子里想着布兰特的诗,这仅仅是猜测而已。

来自柯林斯例句

4. There's so little to go on, we can only surmise what happened.
几乎毫无凭据,我们只能猜测发生了什么。

来自辞典例句

5. She had a guilty look which immediately roused surmise in his mind.
她那做贼心虚的神色马上引起了他的猜测.

来自辞典例句

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