- to form a hypothesis.
- to assume by hypothesis.
Also hypothecate; especially British, hy·poth·e·sise.
Origin of hypothesize
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Related Words for hypothesizeconjecture, cerebrate, consider, figure, deliberate, dope, guess, excogitate, contemplate, brainstorm, cogitate, guesstimate
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- to form or assume as a hypothesis
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Word Origin and History for hypothesize
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- To form a hypothesis.
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