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synonyms for putative

  • presumed
  • presumptive
  • reputed
  • supposed
  • accepted
  • alleged
  • assumed
  • conjectural
  • hypothetical
  • imputed
  • reported
  • suppositional
  • suppositious

antonyms for putative

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  • proven
  • real
  • true
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How to use putative in a sentence

The putative end of the Reign of Terror came on July 28, 1794, when Maximilien Robespierre, the most prominent member of the Committee of Public Safety, and his closest colleagues were executed.
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION OFFERS A CRITICAL LESSON AS THE U.S. RETURNS TO NORMALCHRISTINE ADAMSMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If two condensates interfere in just the right way, the group predicted, experimentalists should be able to capture direct images of bubbles forming in the condensate—ones that act similarly to the putative bubbles of the multiverse.
HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDE - FACTS SO ROMANTICCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
If two condensates interfere in just the right way, the group predicted, experimentalists should be able to capture direct images of bubbles forming in the condensate — ones that act similarly to the putative bubbles of the multiverse.
PHYSICISTS STUDY HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDECHARLIE WOODJANUARY 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Virginia’s putative leader at the Constitutional Convention, Washington’s first attorney general and second secretary of state, Edmund Randolph, suffers a fall from grace he probably doesn’t deserve.
FOUR PRESIDENTS WHO PUT VIRGINIA’S STAMP ON EARLY AMERICAANDREW BURSTEINOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Commissioners strongly recommended the exemption of the putative father from any legal obligation to reimburse the parish.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
The putative father may be asked to make his payments in such a way as to facilitate the recovery of the loan from the mother.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Mars, though not so frequently adopted by human females as a lover, had many children of whom he was the putative father.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
"I wish I never had to do any sums that made more than three," is the putative horse's comment.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
She is yearning for the great event; not for a promised land of jerks and spasms for herself, but for her putative offspring.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
Vereker thinks of Sally's putative parents, the Arcadian shepherdess and the thunderbolt.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
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WORDS RELATED TO PUTATIVE

  • academic
  • assumed
  • doubtful
  • figured
  • guessing
  • guesstimated
  • hypothetical
  • on a hunch
  • on a long shot
  • putative
  • reputed
  • supposed
  • suppositional
  • suppositious
  • suppositive
  • surmised
  • surmising
  • suspect
  • tentative
  • theoretical
  • uncertain
  • unresolved
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.