[ hahy-poth-uh-sahyz, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒθ əˌsaɪz, hɪ- /
verb (used without object), hy·poth·e·sized, hy·poth·e·siz·ing.
to form a hypothesis.
verb (used with object), hy·poth·e·sized, hy·poth·e·siz·ing.
to assume by hypothesis.
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Also hypothecate; especially British, hy·poth·e·sise.
OTHER WORDS FROM hypothesizehy·poth·e·siz·er, noun
Words nearby hypothesize
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Example sentences from the Web for hypothesise
To hypothesise alone is the error of the visionary and the dreamer.A Logic Of Facts|George Jacob Holyoake
British Dictionary definitions for hypothesise
/ (haɪˈpɒθɪˌsaɪz) /
to form or assume as a hypothesis
Derived forms of hypothesizehypothesizer or hypothesiser, noun
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Scientific definitions for hypothesise
[ hī-pŏth′ĭ-sīz′ ]
To form a hypothesis.
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