[syn: supposition, supposal]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Supposal \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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is
built upon certain assumptions" [syn: assumption,
2: the cognitive process of supposing [syn: supposition,