HYPOTHESIS MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Hypothesis Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A supposition; a proposition or principle which is supposed or taken for granted, in order to draw a conclusion or inference for proof of the point in question; something not proved, but assumed for the purpose of argument, or to account for a fact or an occurrence; as, the hypothesis that head winds detain an overdue steamer.
  2. (n.) A tentative theory or supposition provisionally adopted to explain certain facts, and to guide in the investigation of others; hence, frequently called a working hypothesis.


Synonyms:
Conjecture, Guess, Possibility, Speculation, Supposition, Surmisal, Surmise, Theory,

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