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Definition 1: a hypothesis that is taken for granted - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where supposal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • any society is built upon certain assumptions

Synonyms for supposal in the sense of this definition

(supposal is a kind of ...) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

"a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory" "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"

(... is a kind of supposal ) an intuitive assumption

"jump to a conclusion"

(... is a kind of supposal ) the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

(... is a kind of supposal ) an assumption that is taken for granted

(... is a kind of supposal ) an assumption that is basic to an argument

Definition 2: the cognitive process of supposing - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for supposal in the sense of this definition

(supposal is a kind of ...) reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

(... is a kind of supposal ) the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)

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