1. [ noun ] a hypothesis that is taken for granted
Synonyms: assumption supposal

"any society is built upon certain assumptions"

Related terms: hypothesis basis conclusion given basic_assumption suppose
2. [ noun ] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
Synonyms: guess speculation surmise hypothesis surmisal conjecture
Related terms: opinion divination think estimate speculate guess suspect surmise
3. [ noun ] (psychology) the cognitive process of supposing
Synonyms: supposal
Related terms: conjecture presupposition think speculate
Similar spelling:   suppositional