supposition

[suhp-uh-zish-uh n] /ˌsʌp əˈzɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
the act of supposing.
2.
something that is supposed; assumption; hypothesis.
Origin
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin suppositiōn- (stem of suppositiō) substitution (E meaning by association with suppose), equivalent to supposit(us) (past participle of suppōnere to substitute) + -iōn- -ion. See sup-, position
Related forms
suppositional, adjective
suppositionally, adverb
nonsuppositional, adjective
nonsuppositionally, adverb
unsuppositional, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for sup positional
supposition (ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of supposing
2.  a fact, theory, etc, that is supposed
 
suppo'sitional
 
adj
 
suppo'sitionally
 
adv
 
suppo'sitionless
 
adj

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Word Origin and History for sup positional
supposition
early 15c., a term in logic, from L.L. suppositionem (nom. suppositio) "assumption, hypothesis" (see suppose); influenced by Gk. hypothesis.
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