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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds;
- Example: "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
[syn: speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

hypothesize v 1: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps" [syn: speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "hypothesize": analyze, apply reason, deduce, entertain a theory, espouse a theory, generalize, have a theory, infer, intellectualize, logicalize, logicize, philosophize, provide a rationale, rationalize, reason, speculate, syllogize, synthesize, theorize, use reason