# Hypothesis

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**hypothesis**— Смотри Гипотеза …52

**hypothesis**— A reasonable suggestion that remains to be proven. A proposition which is thought to be true because its consequences are found to be true …53

**HYPOTHESIS**— a judgment which the mind entertains to explain an area of REALITY …54

**hypothesis**— hyÂ·pothÂ·eÂ·sis || haÉª pÉ‘Î¸ÉªsÉªs / pÉ’Î¸ n. explanation which gives a reason for observed phenomena, theory (especially in the sciences); supposition, assumption …55

**hypothesis**— [hʌɪ pɒθɪsɪs] noun (plural hypotheses si:z) a supposition or proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation. ↘Philosophy a proposition made as a basis for reasoning. Derivatives… …56

**hypothesis**— n. Supposition, theory …57

**hypothesis**— n 1. theory, theorem, thesis, axiom, proposition, postulate, postulation. 2. premise, antecedent, ground, basis, foundation, starting point. 3. assumption, supposal, supposition, presupposition, presumption, inference; conjecture, speculation, Sl …58

**hypothesis**— hy·poth·e·sis …59

**hypothesis**— [haɪˈpɒθəsɪs] (plural hypotheses [haɪˈpɒθəsiːz] ) noun [C] an idea that attempts to explain something, but that has not yet been tested or been proved to be correct Syn: theory …60

**hypothesis**— n. (pl. ses ) assumption; conjecture; supposition; theory. ♦ hypothesize, v.i. & t. ♦ hypothetical, a …