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Meaning of SUPPOSAL

Pronunciation:  su'powzul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cognitive process of supposing
  2. [n]  a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions"
 

SUPPOSAL is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: assumption, supposition
 
 See Also: base, basic assumption, basis, conclusion, conjecture, constatation, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, given, groundwork, hypothesis, possibility, precondition, presumption, presupposition, self-evident truth, theory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sup*pos"al\, n.
The act of supposing; also, that which is supposed;
supposition; opinion. --Shak.

      Interest, with a Jew, never proceeds but upon supposal,
      at least, of a firm and sufficient bottom. --South.

 

 

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