outguess


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out·guess

 (out-gĕs′)
tr.v. out·guessed, out·guess·ing, out·guess·es
1. To anticipate correctly the actions of.
2. To gain the advantage over (another) by cleverness or forethought; outwit.
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outguess

(aʊtˈɡɛs)
vb (tr)
to outwit or get the better of
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out•guess

(ˌaʊtˈgɛs)

v.t.
to anticipate the actions or intentions of; outwit.
[1910–15]
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outguess


Past participle: outguessed
Gerund: outguessing

Imperative
outguess
outguess
Present
I outguess
you outguess
he/she/it outguesses
we outguess
you outguess
they outguess
Preterite
I outguessed
you outguessed
he/she/it outguessed
we outguessed
you outguessed
they outguessed
Present Continuous
I am outguessing
you are outguessing
he/she/it is outguessing
we are outguessing
you are outguessing
they are outguessing
Present Perfect
I have outguessed
you have outguessed
he/she/it has outguessed
we have outguessed
you have outguessed
they have outguessed
Past Continuous
I was outguessing
you were outguessing
he/she/it was outguessing
we were outguessing
you were outguessing
they were outguessing
Past Perfect
I had outguessed
you had outguessed
he/she/it had outguessed
we had outguessed
you had outguessed
they had outguessed
Future
I will outguess
you will outguess
he/she/it will outguess
we will outguess
you will outguess
they will outguess
Future Perfect
I will have outguessed
you will have outguessed
he/she/it will have outguessed
we will have outguessed
you will have outguessed
they will have outguessed
Future Continuous
I will be outguessing
you will be outguessing
he/she/it will be outguessing
we will be outguessing
you will be outguessing
they will be outguessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outguessing
you have been outguessing
he/she/it has been outguessing
we have been outguessing
you have been outguessing
they have been outguessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outguessing
you will have been outguessing
he/she/it will have been outguessing
we will have been outguessing
you will have been outguessing
they will have been outguessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outguessing
you had been outguessing
he/she/it had been outguessing
we had been outguessing
you had been outguessing
they had been outguessing
Conditional
I would outguess
you would outguess
he/she/it would outguess
we would outguess
you would outguess
they would outguess
Past Conditional
I would have outguessed
you would have outguessed
he/she/it would have outguessed
we would have outguessed
you would have outguessed
they would have outguessed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outguess - attempt to anticipate or predict
forebode, predict, prognosticate, foretell, promise, anticipate, call - make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election"
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Translations

outguess

[aʊtˈges] VTadelantarse a, demostrar ser más rápido que
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