HyperDic: hypothesize

English > 1 sense of the word hypothesize:
VERBcognitionhypothesize, speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
hypothesize > pronunciation
Soundshhaypaa'thahsay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > hypothesize: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey hypothesize that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose
Narrowerexplicate, formulate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
reconstruct, construct, retracereassemble mentally
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishconjeturar, especular, hipotetizar, imaginar, suponer, teorizar
Catalanconjecturar, especular, fer hipòtesis, imaginar, suposar, teoritzar
Nounshypothesisa tentative insight into the natural world
hypothesisa proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
hypothesisa message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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