noun. ['ˌsəpəˈzɪʃən'] a hypothesis that is taken for granted.
- basic assumption
- self-evident truth
Words that Rhyme with Supposition
Example sentences of the word supposition
1. Noun, singular or mass
Either the supposition to the study is correct or it is wrong.
Quotes containing the word supposition
1. Poor fellow! I think he is in love with you.'I am not aware of it. And to me it is one of the most odious things in a girl's life, that there must always be some supposition of falling in love coming between her and any man who is kind to her... I have no ground for the nonsensical vanity of fancying everybody who comes near me is in love with me.
- George Eliot
2. Here we find further argument for Gotagga’s supposition that the world is round. How else could all men stand higher than their brothers?
- R. Scott Bakker, The Thousandfold Thought
noun. ['ˌsəpəˈzɪʃən'] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
noun. ['ˌsəpəˈzɪʃən'] the cognitive process of supposing.