Synonyms of speculate in English:

speculate


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verb

1‘my colleagues speculate about my private life’

SYNONYMS

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’

SYNONYMS

gamble, take a chance, take a risk, venture, take a venture, wager

invest, play the market

British informal have a flutter, punt