supposition

[suhp-uh-zish-uhn]
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

suppositional, adjective
suppositionally, adverb
nonsuppositional, adjective
nonsuppositionally, adverb
unsuppositional, adjective
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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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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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Example sentences
Osborn based this supposition on what he thought was a change in tailbone
  anatomy about halfway down the organ's length.
Supposition has been winging its way around movie fandom for weeks leading up
  to the film's premiere.
The second supposition is that all things can compute.
One is the supposition that airlines raise rates on the weekends while keeping
  them low during the week.
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