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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Surmise \Sur*mise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surmised; p. pr. & vb. n. Surmising.] To imagine without certain knowledge; to infer on slight grounds; to suppose, conjecture, or suspect; to guess. [1913 Webster] It wafted nearer yet, and then she knew That what before she but surmised, was true. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] This change was not wrought by altering the form or position of the earth, as was surmised by a very learned man, but by dissolving it. --Woodward. [1913 Webster]