Supposition

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Supposition->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ supposition
supposition
assumption
assumed position
postulation
condition
presupposition
hypothesis
postulate
postulatum
theory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ thesis
thesis
theorem
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ data
data
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ proposition
proposition
position
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ proposal
proposal
&c.(plan) 626
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ presumption
presumption
&c.(belief) 484
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ divination
divination
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conjecture
conjecture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ guess
guess
guesswork
speculation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ rough guess
rough guess
shot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conjecturality
conjecturality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ surmise
surmise
suspicion
sneaking suspicion
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ inkling
inkling
suggestion
hint
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bare supposition
bare supposition
vague supposition
loose supposition
loose suggestion
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ association of ideas
association of ideas
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ conceit
conceit
PARAG:Supposition->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ suppose
suppose
conjecture
surmise
suspect
guess
divine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ theorize
theorize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ presume
presume
presurmise
presuppose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ assume
assume
fancy
wis
take it
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ give a guess
give a guess
speculate
believe
dare say
take it into one's head
take for granted
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ put forth
put forth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ propound
propound
propose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ start
start
put a case
submit
move
make a motion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ hazard out
hazard out
throw out a suggestion
put forward a suggestion
put forward conjecture
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ allude to
allude to
suggest
hint
put it into one's head
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ suggest itself
suggest itself
&c.(thought) 451
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ run in the head
run in the head
&c.(memory) 505
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ marvel if
marvel if
wonder if
wonder whether
PARAG:Supposition->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ supposing
supposing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ given
given
mooted
postulatory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ assumed
assumed
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ suppositive
suppositive
suppositious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gratuitous
gratuitous
speculative
conjectural
hypothetical
theoretical
academic
supposable
presumptive
putative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ suppositional
suppositional
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ suggestive
suggestive
allusive
PARAG:Supposition->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ if
if
if so be
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ an
an
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the supposition
on the supposition
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ ex hypothesi
ex hypothesi
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in the case
in the case
in the event of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ quasi
quasi
as if
provided
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ perhaps
perhaps
&c.(by possibility) 470
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for aught one knows
for aught one knows

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • supposition — [ sypozisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1370; « soumission » dr. 1291; lat. suppositio, de supponere → supposer I ♦ Action de supposer; ce qu on suppose (I). 1 ♦ Littér. Hypothèse de l esprit. « Un point géométrique est une supposition, une abstraction de l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • supposition — Supposition. s. f. Proposition que l on suppose comme vraye ou comme possible, afin d en tirer ensuite quelque induction. Dans la supposition que vous faites, il faudroit que. il ne faut point faire de supposition de choses qui soient… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Supposition — Sup po*si tion, n. [F. supposition, L. suppositio a placing under, a substitution, fr. supponere, suppositium, to put under, to substitute. The word has the meaning corresponding to suppose. See {Sub }, and {Position}.] 1. The act of supposing,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suppositĭon — (v. lat.), 1) Unterschiebung; 2) Voraussetzung, Vermuthung, Annahme. Daher Supposititĭus, untergeschoben. Supposititĭa, untergeschobene Dinge. Supposititĭi (nämlich gladiatores), solche Fechter, welche an die Stelle der Besiegten, der Ermüdeten… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Supposition — (lat.), Annahme, Voraussetzung; Unterschiebung, z. B. eines Testaments, eines Kindes etc …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Supposition — (lat.), Unterschiebung; Voraussetzung, Annahme …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • supposition — I noun assumption, belief, conception, coniectura, conjecture, guess, hypothesis, likelihood, likeliness, opinio, opinion, position, postulate, premise, presumption, probability, speculation, supposal, surmise, suspicion, theorem, theory, thesis… …   Law dictionary

  • supposition — early 15c., a term in logic, from L.L. suppositionem (nom. suppositio) assumption, hypothesis, noun of action from pp. stem of supponere (see SUPPOSE (Cf. suppose)); influenced by Gk. hypothesis …   Etymology dictionary

  • supposition — [n] guess, belief apriorism, assumption, condition, conjecture, doubt, guessing, guesstimate*, guesswork, hunch, hypothesis, idea, likelihood, notion, opinion, posit, postulate, postulation, premise, presumption, presupposition, rough guess*,… …   New thesaurus

  • supposition — ► NOUN ▪ an assumption or hypothesis …   English terms dictionary

  • supposition — [sə pō′zəlsup΄ə zish′ən] n. [OFr < L suppositio < suppositus, pp. of supponere: see SUPPOSE] 1. the act of supposing 2. something supposed; assumption; hypothesis: Also supposal [sə pō′zəl] suppositional adj. suppositionally adv …   English World dictionary

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