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KK Pronunciation

〔 haIˋpɑθәsIs 〕


〔 haiˊpɒθisis 〕

Overview of noun hypothesis

The noun hypothesis has 3 senses

  • hypothesis -- (a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations)

  • 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; "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")

  • guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis -- (a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence)