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Noun: supposition  ,sú-pu'zi-shun
  1. A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    - guess, conjecture, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis
  2. A hypothesis that is taken for granted
    "any society is built upon certain suppositions";
    - assumption, supposal
  3. The cognitive process of supposing
    - supposal

Derived forms: suppositions

Type of: conjecture, hypothesis, opinion, possibility, theory, view

Encyclopedia: Supposition