HyperDic: supposal

English > 2 senses of the word supposal:
NOUNcognitionsupposal, assumption, suppositiona hypothesis that is taken for granted
cognitionsupposal, suppositionthe cognitive process of supposing
English > supposal: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA hypothesis that is taken for granted.
Synonymsassumption, supposition
Narrowerbasic assumption, constatation, self-evident truthAn assumption that is basic to an argument
basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstoneThe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained
conclusionAn intuitive assumption
given, presumption, preconditionAn assumption that is taken for granted
Broaderhypothesis, possibility, theoryA tentative insight into the natural world
Spanishasunción, suposición, supuesto
Verbssupposeexpress a supposition
English > supposal: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive process of supposing.
NarrowerpresuppositionThe act of presupposing
Broaderconjecturereasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
Verbssupposeexpect, believe, or suppose
supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

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