- to form a hypothesis.
- to assume by hypothesis.
Also hypothecate; especially British, hy·poth·e·sise.
Origin of hypothesize
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Examples from the Web for hypothesise
To hypothesise alone is the error of the visionary and the dreamer.A Logic Of Facts
George Jacob Holyoake
- to form or assume as a hypothesis
Word Origin and History for hypothesise
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To form a hypothesis.
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