Conjectures are ideas or notions founded on probabilities without any demonstration of their truth. A guess. A very slight inference. A jury is not permitted to engage in conjecture. Rationable vestigium latentis veritatis, unde nascitur opinio sapientis; or a slight degree of credence arising from evidence too weak or too remote to produce belief.
- n. An opinion, or judgment, formed on defective or presumptive evidence; probable inference; surmise; guess; suspicion.
- vb. To arrive at by conjecture; to infer on slight evidence; to surmise; to guess; to form, at random, opinions concerning.
- vb. To make conjectures; to surmise; to guess; to infer; to form an opinion; to imagine.