speculation
[ˌspɛkjʊˈleɪʃn]
NOUN
speculations (plural noun)
  1. the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.
    "there has been widespread speculation that he plans to quit" ·
    "this is pure speculation on my part" · "these are only speculations"
  2. investment in stocks, property, etc. in the hope of gain but with the risk of loss.
    "the company's move into property speculation" ·
    "he was a millionaire from speculations on the stock market"
What is another word for speculation?
Show all another word for speculation
Words that rhyme with speculation:
Show all words that rhyme with speculation
How to use speculation in a sentence?
some of the speculation had been self-cancelling, with newspapers predicting that the government would take quite opposite courses.
his resignation fuelled speculation of an imminent cabinet reshuffle.
the speculation and confusion which was rending the civilized world.
speculation remained that the Army distrusted the peace process.
it is wrong to prejudge an issue on the basis of speculation.
there has been widespread speculation that he plans to quit.
he was a millionaire from speculations on the stock market.
she plunged gaily into speculation on the stock market.
then came a lot of titillating tabloid speculation.
speculation ran rife that he was an arms dealer.
speculation on the likely effect of opting out.
the company's move into property speculation.
there has been much unprofitable speculation.
this is pure speculation on my part.
these are only speculations.
Show all sentences for speculation word
How to say speculation in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)spekulasie
Arabic (NOUN)التكهنات, تكهنات, المضاربة, مضاربة, التخمين, تخمين
Bangla ধারণা
Bosnian (Latin) spekulacije
Bulgarian (NOUN)спекулации
Cantonese (Traditional) 投機
Catalan (NOUN)especulació
Chinese Simplified 投机
Chinese Traditional 投機
Croatian (NOUN)spekulacije, nagađanja, nagadanja, pretpostavke
Czech (NOUN)spekulace, dohad
Danish (NOUN)spekulation, teorier
Dutch (NOUN)speculatie, gespeculeerd
Estonian (NOUN)spekulatsioone
Fijian vakanananu vakatani
Filipino haka-haka
Finnish (NOUN)spekulointia, keinottelu, arvailua
French (NOUN)spéculation, conjectures, supposition, hypothèses
German (NOUN)Spekulation, Betrachtung, Vermutungen
Greek (NOUN)κερδοσκοπία, εικασίες, εικοτολογίες
Haitian Creole spekilasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)ספקולציות
Hindi (NOUN)अटकलें, अटकलबाजी, सट्टा, सट्टेबाजी
Hungarian (NOUN)spekuláció, okoskodás, elmélkedés, találgatások
Icelandic (NOUN)vangaveltur, tilgáta
Indonesian (NOUN)spekulasi
Italian (NOUN)speculazione, congetture
Japanese (NOUN)投機, 憶測, 思惑, 推測, 思惟, 思索
Kiswahili (NOUN)uvumi
Korean (NOUN)투기, 추측, 숙고, 추론
Latvian (NOUN)spekulācijas, pieņēmums, minējumus
Lithuanian (NOUN)spekuliacijos
Malagasy fieritreretan
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)spekulasi
Maltese (NOUN)spekulazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål spekulasjon
Persian (NOUN)گمان
Polish (NOUN)spekulacji
Portuguese (NOUN)especulação
Querétaro Otomi especulación
Romanian (NOUN)speculaţii
Russian (NOUN)спекуляции, умозрение, домыслы, предположение, размышление, догадки, слухи
Samoan masalosaloga
Serbian (Cyrillic) спекулација
Serbian (Latin) spekulacija
Slovak (NOUN)špekulácie
Slovenian (NOUN)špekulacije, umovanje, ugibanja
Spanish (NOUN)especulación, conjeturas
Swedish (NOUN)spekulation
Tahitian nounou
Tamil ஊகம்
Telugu ఊహాగానాలు
Thai การเก็งกำไร
Tongan fakamahamahalo
Turkish (NOUN)spekülasyon
Ukrainian (NOUN)спекуляції, припущення, чутки
Urdu قیاس
Vietnamese (NOUN)suy đoán, phỏng đoán, dự đoán
Welsh (NOUN)dyfalu, damcaniaethu, ddyfalu, hapfasnachu
Yucatec Maya especulación
Share
Last modified:

OxDictionary is an online website and application providing a range of tools related to the use of words for creative and recreational purposes such as writing, poetry, translations, word games, etc.

Our History

OxDictionary.xyz was first launched in 2018 to provide users with a simple website for looking up similar and opposite words. Since then, we have expanded our range of available tools to include:

Our Goals

We are committed to making OxDictionary the best possible website and application it can be when it comes to the provision of word related tools and utilities on the internet.

We acknowledge that we currently have, and may always have, plenty of scope for improvement. However, we will never waver from our stated goal, and will continually be working hard towards achieving our vision, however long it may take.


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.