|1.||[ noun ] a hypothesis that is taken for granted|
"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|
|Related terms:||conjecture presupposition think speculate|