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Synonyms for hypothetical

Synonyms for hypothetical

existing only in concept and not in reality

presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds

Synonyms for hypothetical

a hypothetical possibility, circumstance, statement, proposal, situation, etc.

based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

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But that reasoning presupposes that what the TTAB decides is "whether the mark might hypothetically be used in a way that would create confusion," and not "whether there is a likelihood of confusion in the marketplace today.
smoothing group) that hypothetically beat their analysts' earnings forecasts is represented by [[alpha].
Instead, they drunkenly and hypothetically discuss how to kill their bosses, and be-fore they know it, they have hired a murder consultant to help them pull off the deed.
So, hypothetically speaking, just how expensive would it be to replace the tuba?
Now that they are setting the 2012-13 budget, lawmakers could, hypothetically, pass a resolution that said they would not use that $830 million in federal money to reduce the amount of state dollars going to public education.
According to him the two countries can hypothetically accede to Schengen separately but this is not politically feasible and advisable.
Ladbrokes' spokesman Nick Weinberg said: "We don't take accumulators on the Oscars, but, hypothetically it could have paid out pounds 235.
One can only imagine the mixture of rage and mockery that would appear if, hypothetically, Great Britain asked Ireland to change its name to "Southern Ireland" or if China asked that Mongolia is named "Northern Mongolia," Wiberg writes.
Nissan eventually aims to install the communication technologies in its vehicles, which could hypothetically create a society where cars can safely and effectively navigate without traffic lights or lanes, officials said.
While some of these companies, which have other divisions in heavy industry, such as Mitsubishi, could use their market-acquired credits for their own voluntary emission reductions, they could, hypothetically, also sell them for a profit to the Japanese government in the future, and if the prices of credits rise as expected, the return could be hefty.
Hypothetically, assume that an accounting firm acquired another firm with an audit practice.
In a recent discussion with Redcar MP Vera Baird, the question of whether we would support the building of a new nuclear station was hypothetically proposed," he said.
When a beloved four-legged, winged, or scaly companion comes down with, hypothetically, avian flu, it is likely the nearby humans are at risk from the same source.