Sinonimi: supposition | laying claim
ETYM Old Eng. assumpcioun a taking up into heaven, Latin assumptio a taking, from assumere: cf. French assomption. Related to Assume.
1. A hypothesis that is taken for granted; SYN. supposition.
2. The act of taking possession of or power over something; SYN. laying claim.
1. Interpretation of omens; supposition
2. Inference from defective or presumptive evidence; a conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork; a proposition (as in mathematics) before it has been proved or disproved
ETYM Latin praesumptio: cf. French présomption, Old Fren. also presumpcion. Related to Presume.
Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that one has no right to; SYN. presumptuousness, assumption.
ETYM Pref. pre- + supposition: cf. French présupposition.
1. The act of presupposing; an antecedent implication; presumption.
2. That which is presupposed; a previous supposition or conjecture.
ETYM French supposition, Latin suppositio a placing under, a substitution, from supponere, suppositium, to put under, to substitute. The word has the meaning corresponding to suppose. Related to Sub-, and Position.
The cognitive process of supposing; SYN. supposal.