assumption

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assumption provisionally accepted assurance , hypothesis
word invented (usually unwittingly by subtracting an affix) on the assumption that a familiar word derives from it back-formation
assumption that is basic to an argument basic assumption , constatation , self-evident truth
intuitive assumption conclusion
assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else condition , precondition , stipulation
celebration in the Eastern Orthodox church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic church and is also celebrated on August 15th Dormition , Feast of Dormition
physical theory of relativity based on the assumption that the speed of light in a vacuum is a constant and the assumption that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial systems Einstein's special theory of relativity , special relativity , special relativity theory , special theory of relativity
assumption based on evidence and facts extrapolation
spelling due to mistaken assumption about word, change in folk etymology
psychology based on the assumption that all mental process are useful to an organism in adapting to the environment functionalism
assumption that is taken for granted given , precondition , presumption
therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles osteopathy
act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom position
basic truth or law or assumption principle
something proposed (such as a plan or assumption) proposal
assumption of airs beyond one's station uppishness , uppityness
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