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synonyms for supposition

  • conjecture
  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • hypothesis
  • presumption
  • thesis
  • assumption
  • condition
  • doubt
  • guessing
  • guesstimate
  • idea
  • likelihood
  • notion
  • opinion
  • posit
  • postulate
  • postulation
  • premise
  • presupposition
  • speculation
  • surmise
  • suspicion
  • theory
  • view
  • apriorism
  • rough guess
  • shot in the dark
  • sneaking suspicion
  • stab in the dark
  • suppose
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antonyms for supposition

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  • fact
  • proof
  • reality
  • truth
  • certainty
  • information
  • knowledge
  • trust
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How to use supposition in a sentence

Although it is only in recent years that the importance of our universal interdependence with nature has been demonstrated scientifically, the supposition that it was probably true has been around for hundreds of years.
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The underlining supposition is that if China can rebuild Afghanistan, it’s model must be superior to the Western one.
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There were many technological challenges to surmount, as well as a long-held supposition that other solar systems would work just like ours.
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The necessity of unanimity in public bodies, or of something approaching towards it, has been founded upon a supposition that it would contribute to security.
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We have likewise found a vein of plumbago, which was an object of search, on the supposition that it was coal.
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The tone is too earnest to permit the supposition that Edward was dissembling knowledge of the facts.
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And the latter supposition, indeed, seems to correspond with the circumstances of the facts.
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This evidence does not require us to abandon the supposition that the tides tend to diminish the earth's rate of rotation.
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The latter, indeed, is claimed by Eusebius as a Christian; but his character and conduct are inconsistent with such a supposition.
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Without there being actual demonstration of the fact, there is every reason to believe that such a supposition is possible.
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPPOSITION

  • acceptance
  • accepting
  • assuming
  • belief
  • conjecture
  • expectation
  • fancy
  • guess
  • hunch
  • hypothesis
  • inference
  • posit
  • postulate
  • postulation
  • premise
  • presumption
  • presupposition
  • shot
  • shot in the dark
  • sneaking suspicion
  • stab
  • supposal
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • suspicion
  • theorization
  • theory
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