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synonyms for postulating

  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • assuming
  • assumption
  • deduction
  • fancy
  • imagination
  • inference
  • opinion
  • predisposition
  • presuming
  • presumption
  • reckoning
  • speculation
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • theorizing
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antonyms for postulating

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  • fact
  • knowledge
  • reality
  • truth
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How to use postulating in a sentence

And with those exceptions we have brought them into the framework of our picture of the Universe by postulating "dense matter."
UNTHINKABLEROGER PHILLIPS GRAHAM
This, of course, is equivalent to postulating the cerebral cortex as the exclusive seat of higher intellection.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 4(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
From the above instances, which could be multiplied, we have no hesitation in postulating a Hebrew original of i.-iii.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Nothing would be gained, however, by postulating merely a mystery—an unknowable.
IS LIFE WORTH LIVING?WILLIAM HURRELL MALLOCK
"If you are postulating a linear progression from the old social sciences—forget it," Neel said.
THE K-FACTORHARRY HARRISON (AKA HENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY)
Yes, I would still be postulating that Governor Connally was struck by one missile.
WARREN COMMISSION (6 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
It invited the co-operation of the subject race, instead of merely postulating unconditional submission.
INDIA, OLD AND NEWSIR VALENTINE CHIROL
She stands out self-affirming, postulating her own—or what she thinks to be her own—nature.
THE TRUTH ABOUT WOMANC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
In postulating that happiness is what one is not, he has got hold of a mischievous conception of happiness.
THE FEAST OF ST. FRIENDARNOLD BENNETT
We may cut this knot by simply postulating that real wages per man are constant, without asking why.
THE ACCUMULATION OF CAPITALROSA LUXEMBURG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POSTULATING

  • assuming
  • assumption
  • deduction
  • fancy
  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • imagination
  • inference
  • opinion
  • postulating
  • predisposition
  • presuming
  • presumption
  • reckoning
  • speculation
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • theorizing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.