Synonyms and Antonyms of hypothecate
to take as true or as a fact without actual proof even before a single vote had been cast, media pundits were hypothecating that the former senator would be the party's nominee Synonyms assume, hypothesize, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, say, supposeRelated Words accept, believe, credit, swallow; conclude, deduce, gather, infer, judge, take; conjecture, figure, guess, reckon [chiefly dialect], surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect], think; conceive, dream, fancy, imagine, perceive, preconceive; speculate, theorize; affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow, claim, contend, declare, insist, maintain, professNear Antonyms challenge, controvert, disagree (with), disbelieve, discount, discredit, dispute, distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, wonder (about); deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, reject, repudiate; belie, confute, disprove, rebut, refute
hypothecate was our Word of the Day on 09/25/2012. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
Learn More about hypothecate
Dictionary: Definition of hypothecate
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up hypothecate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).