Other Word Forms of Surmise
Origin of Surmise
Middle English surmisen to accuse from Old French surmise feminine past participle of surmettre sur- sur- mettre to put (from Latin mittere)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French surmis, past participle of surmetre, surmettre (“to accuse"), from sur- (“upon") + metre (“to put").
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