HyperDic: hypothecate

English > 2 senses of the word hypothecate:
VERBcommunicationhypothecatepledge without delivery or title of possession
cognitionhypothecate, speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
English > hypothecate: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpledge without delivery or title of possession.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderpledgeGive as a guarantee
Spanishhipotecar, pignorar
English > hypothecate: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey hypothecate that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsspeculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, 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 message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

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