Nouns (11)

theory, possibility, hypothesis
n. a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
surmisal, hypothesis, speculation, surmise, supposition, conjecture, guess
n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
hypothesis
n. a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

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Fuzzynyms (38)

supposal, supposition
n. the cognitive process of supposing
theorem
n. an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth
philosophy
n. any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation; "self-indulgence was his only philosophy"; "my father's philosophy of child-rearing was to let mother do it"
posture, position
n. a rationalized mental attitude
political theory, political orientation, ideology
n. an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
prognostication, forecasting, foretelling, prediction
n. a statement made about the future
prognostication, forecasting, foretelling, prediction
n. a statement made about the future
posit, postulate
n. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
posit, postulate
n. (logic) a proposition that is accepted as true in order to provide a basis for logical reasoning
premiss, assumption, premise
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
premiss, assumption, premise
n. a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
surmisal, hypothesis, speculation, surmise, supposition, conjecture, guess
n. a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
tenet, dogma, belief
n. a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
hypothesis
n. a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

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fact
n. a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened; "he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts"

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