Meaning of HYPOTHESIS in English

HYPOTHESIS

noun (plural hypotheses) see: do Date: circa 1656 1. an assumption or concession made for the sake of argument, an interpretation of a practical situation or condition taken as the ground for action, a tentative assumption made in order to draw out and test its logical or empirical consequences, the antecedent clause of a conditional statement, Synonyms: see: ~

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