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hypothetical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hypothetical


hypothetical

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hypothetical

  1. something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning <believes that predictions of the extinction of certain species as the result of global warming are based upon too many hypotheticals> Synonyms given, assumption, if, postulate, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, suppositionRelated Words hypothesis, proposition, theory, thesis; axiom, truism, verity; belief, canon, doctrine, dogma, gospel, law; precept, principle, rule, standard, tenet; basis, foundation, ground; conclusion, deduction, inference; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, declaration; dictum, ipse dixit



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