Examples of supposition in a Sentence
a supposition that proved correct
This is just idle supposition.
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But that particular supposition severely underestimates the potential of going from brunette to blonde, redhead, or beyond.
So little is known of Shakespeare himself — cities of supposition have been built on a foundation of crumbs — that there is a lot of room to go with interpretation that still falls within the range of plausibility, not to say scholarly approval.
Gwyneth Paltrow doesn’t shout her suppositions quite like Jones — no one really could — but her continuous self-branding and confidence make for a similar kind of assured fan devotion.
That leaves researchers engaging in guesswork based on their suppositions.
But that supposition, according to biologists, is misguided.
That joins a long list of suppositions shattered by another unpredictable British vote.
One of the few convincing suppositions about polar bears fishing comes from Labrador’s White Bear River.
Take the supposition, first reported in The Post, that the president blabbed top-secret information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador.
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Origin and Etymology of supposition
Middle English supposicioun, from Anglo-French supposicion, from Late Latin supposition-, suppositio, from Latin, act of placing beneath, from supponere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of supposition for English Language Learners
: an idea or theory that you believe is true even though you do not have proof
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