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synonyms for hypotheses

  • assumption
  • axiom
  • conclusion
  • conjecture
  • explanation
  • guess
  • inference
  • interpretation
  • premise
  • proposition
  • rationale
  • supposition
  • theorem
  • thesis
  • antecedent
  • assignment
  • attribution
  • basis
  • belief
  • condition
  • data
  • deduction
  • demonstration
  • derivation
  • foundation
  • ground
  • layout
  • lemma
  • philosophy
  • plan
  • position
  • postulate
  • presupposition
  • principle
  • proposal
  • reason
  • scheme
  • speculation
  • suggestion
  • surmise
  • system
  • term
  • apriority
  • shot in the dark
  • starting point
  • tentative law

antonyms for hypotheses

MOST RELEVANT
  • fact
  • proof
  • reality
  • truth
  • measurement
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How to use hypotheses in a sentence

But the letter was safe enough; not the least likely to come into dangerous hands, in spite of Chloe's absurd hypotheses.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Of the laws and hypotheses concerning gases, the one that is perhaps of most importance to chemistry is Avogadro's hypothesis.
THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, VOL. 1, PARTS 1 AND 2.JULIUS STIEGLITZ
According to the foregoing remarks, hypotheses are invented to enable the Deductive Method to be earlier applied to phenomena.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Such were the different false hypotheses which Kepler made respecting the law of the refraction of light.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Like all sceptical hypotheses, it is logically tenable, but uninteresting.
THE ANALYSIS OF MINDBERTRAND RUSSELL
Hence we must resort to logic, and reason out the two hypotheses.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
As to the planetary systems other than our own, we are no longer reduced to hypotheses.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
Never in the history of science have such startling hypotheses been successively advanced as during the last twenty years.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
An hypothesis which will answer all these questions is the first thing needful, and hypotheses are produced.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
We went over the international situation of the day from many points, with many hypotheses and conjectures.
A FANTASY OF FAR JAPANBARON KENCHO SUYEMATSU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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