Textual thesaurus for "speculation"

(noun) meditation

continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature

the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge

(noun) conjecture

a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)

speculations about the outcome of the election; he dismissed it as mere conjecture

(noun) supposition, surmisal, surmise, hypothesis, guess, conjecture

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

(noun) venture

an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it