Synonyms of speculate in English:


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1‘my colleagues speculate about my private life’

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’

gamble, take a chance, take a risk, venture, take a venture, wager
invest, play the market
British informal have a flutter, punt