Definitions of supposal
a hypothesis that is taken for granted
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an intuitive assumption
base, basis, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, groundwork
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
given, precondition, presumption
an assumption that is taken for granted
basic assumption, constatation, self-evident truth
an assumption that is basic to an argument
(logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
meat and potatoes
the fundamental part
hypothesis, possibility, theory
a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
the cognitive process of supposing
the act of presupposing; a supposition made prior to having knowledge (as for the purpose of argument)
reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence
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