The commentators made various conjectures about the outcome of the next election.
An example of conjecture is a scientist coming up with a theory about something.
An example of conjecture is the belief that climate change will result in sea levels rising.
An editorial full of conjecture.
Other Word Forms
Origin of conjecture
- Middle English from Old French from Latin coniectūra from coniectus past participle of conicere to infer com- com- iacere to throw yē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition