Associations to the word «Supposition»


SUPPOSITION, noun. Something that is supposed; an assumption made to account for known facts, conjecture.
SUPPOSITION, noun. The act or an instance of supposing.
SUPPOSITION THEORY, noun. (philosophy) Theory in medieval Europe to explain then-modern events from an Aristotelian context.

Dictionary definition

SUPPOSITION, noun. A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.
SUPPOSITION, noun. A hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions".
SUPPOSITION, noun. The cognitive process of supposing.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy