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.
Also hypothecate; especially British, hy·poth·e·sise.
Origin of hypothesize
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Related Words for hypothesizingconjecture, cerebrate, consider, figure, deliberate, dope, guess, excogitate, contemplate, brainstorm, cogitate, guesstimate
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Contemporary Examples of hypothesizing
Despite what people are hypothesizing on the Internet, the army was less stringent about who they let in to be surgeons.Mad Men Postmortem, Part 2
November 23, 2009
to form or assume as a hypothesis
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To form a hypothesis.
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