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  • speculate — [[t]spe̱kjʊleɪt[/t]] ♦♦♦ speculates, speculating, speculated 1) VERB If you speculate about something, you make guesses about its nature or identity, or about what might happen. [V prep] Critics of the project speculate about how many hospitals… …   English dictionary

  • Speculate — Spec u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Speculated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Speculating}.] [L. speculatus, p. p. of speculari to spy out, observe, fr. specula a lookout, fr. specere to look. See {Spy}.] 1. To consider by turning a subject in the mind, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speculate — ► VERB 1) form a theory or conjecture without firm evidence. 2) invest in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of financial gain but with the risk of loss. DERIVATIVES speculation noun speculator noun. ORIGIN Latin speculari observe ,… …   English terms dictionary

  • speculate — verb ADVERB ▪ openly, publicly ▪ Commentators are openly speculating on whether the accusation is false. ▪ widely ▪ wildly ▪ The British press speculated …   Collocations dictionary

  • speculate — Synonyms and related words: be abstracted, be caught short, be short, belong, brood, bucket, bucketshop, buy in, buy into, call, cast a horoscope, cast a nativity, cast lots, cerebrate, chew over, chew the cud, cogitate, consider, contemplate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • speculate — [ spɛkjʊleɪt] verb 1》 form a theory or conjecture without firm evidence. 2》 invest in stocks, property, or other ventures in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss. Derivatives speculation noun speculator noun Origin C16 (earlier (ME) as… …   English new terms dictionary

  • speculate — To take the risk of loss in view of possible gain. Arentsen v Moreland, 122 Wis 167, 99 NW 790. To buy or sell with the expectation of profiting by rise or fall in price; often to engage in hazardous business transactions for the chance of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • speculate — v. 1 intr. (usu. foll. by on, upon, about) form a theory or conjecture, esp. without a firm factual basis; meditate (speculated on their prospects). 2 tr. (foll. by that, how, etc. + clause) conjecture, consider (speculated how he might achieve… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gone With The Wind (musical) — Infobox Musical name = Gone With The Wind subtitle = image size = 150px caption = Poster for Original London production music = Margaret Martin lyrics = Margaret Martin book = Margaret Martin and Trevor Nunn basis = novel Gone With The Wind by… …   Wikipedia

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