supposition


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Synonyms for supposition

Synonyms for supposition

a judgment, estimate, or opinion arrived at by guessing

something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for supposition

a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

the cognitive process of supposing

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On the first supposition, it will be restrained by that dependence from forming schemes obnoxious to their constituents.
She followed him thither; and her curiosity to know what he had to tell her was heightened by the supposition of its being in some manner connected with the letter he held.
The 17th European Symposium for Medieval Logic and Semantics, held in Leiden, The Netherlands during June 2008, focused on the rise and development of supposition theory.
Swiss scientists said on Thursday that tests support a supposition that Arafat died from polonium poisoning.
But the evidence behind HS2 has to be properly evaluated, not based on mere supposition or blind hope.
Ockham on Supposition Theory, Mental Language, and Angelic Communication, CATARINA DUTILH NOVAES
Bearing this supposition in mind, the ideologists of the party wedding, wish to create the new present, new past and new future, to which the future generations are going to bow and in which the only characters will be the people of VMRODPMNE led by the Macedonian Napoleon," Georgiev says.
Her argument depends in part on the supposition that Irish Christianity developed from the poetic and imaginative Celts, and in part that Irish monasticism was coenobitic rather than eremitic.
My supposition is: Somebody knew," Gates said at a Pentagon news conference.
Washington, May 19(ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said his supposition is that "somebody" in Pakistan knew about the presence of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad.
The study suggests that "geochemical coincidence of oils and organic matter in the lower PS division and Diatomaceous series "permits the supposition of complex paleogeographical conditions of their sedimentation, and the possibilities to relate the lower division of the PS to Miocene".
As with cave painting and figurines, there seems to be an undue emphasis on symbolism and a supposition that everything has to have "meaning," particularly a religious or protoreligious significance.
USA Dermot Weld, no stranger to lucrative success in the US, will take on an international field with Supposition when the filly contests the EUR750,000 American Oaks, one of three Grade 1s at Hollywood Park and six altogether in the States on Saturday.
DERMOT WELD will bid to enhance his excellent record in America next Saturday as he sends out Supposition in the Grade 1 American Oaks at Hollywood Park, which he won with Dimitrova four years ago.
The council is to go ahead with the demolition of 248 homes and seven properties on nothing more than in hope of expectation and supposition - not a very satisfactory situation for those these plans affect.