Supposition

Definition of Supposition

Sup`po`si´tion
n.1.The act of supposing, laying down, imagining, or considering as true or existing, what is known not to be true, or what is not proved.
2.That which is supposed; hypothesis; conjecture; surmise; opinion or belief without sufficient evidence.
This is only an infallibility upon supposition that if a thing be true, it is imposible to be false.
- Tillotson.
He means are in supposition.
- Shak.

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allegory, allusion, apprehension, apriorism, arcane meaning, assumption, axiom, belief, coloration, conceit, concept, conception, conjecture, connotation, fancy, guesswork, hint, hypothesis, idea, image, imago, implication, implied meaning, import, impression, inference, innuendo, intellectual object, intimation, ironic suggestion, meaning, memory-trace, mental image, mental impression, metaphorical sense, notion, nuance, observation, occult meaning, opinion, overtone, perception, perhaps, posit, postulate, postulation, postulatum, premise, presumption, presupposal, presupposition, proposal, proposition, recept, reflection, representation, sentiment, set of postulates, speculation, subsense, subsidiary sense, suggestion, supposal, suppose, supposing, surmise, symbolism, thesis, thought, tinge, touch, undercurrent, undermeaning, undertone, working hypothesis
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