Part of speech:
The thing predicted or foretold
An orderly combination of things on a definite plan; system
The prevailing social order; the establishment. Used with the :
Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
An unproved statement assumed as a premise
Capacity for future success; potential; promise
Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
A ground or reason for presuming; evidence that points to the probability of something
That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
The quality or fact of being a priori
The condition existing when obedience to such rules is general
A logical conclusion drawn from available facts; the process of arriving at such a conclusion.
(Logic) The part of a conditional proposition that states the condition
Sound thought or judgment; good sense
The act or process of positing.
Assignment means the act of choosing someone to take a position of great responsibility.
(Logic & Mathematics) A logical or mathematical process indicating through a sequence of statements that a result such as a theorem or a formula necessarily follows from the initial assumptions.
Ground is defined as the surface of or soil from the earth.
(--- Obs.) Conditions; circumstances
The state of believing; conviction or acceptance that certain things are true or real
A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.
An established principle or law of a science, art, etc.
A previous statement or assertion that serves as the basis for an argument
Statistics or other information represented in a form suitable for processing by computer.
The act or process of interpreting.
The definition of demonstration is a proof or example of something.
A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
Theory or logical analysis of the principles underlying conduct, thought, knowledge, and the nature of the universe: included in philosophy are ethics, aesthetics, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, etc.
A frame on which clothes are hung to dry or air.
A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.
(Law) The formal statement by a judge, court referee, etc. of the law bearing on a case
The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
Inclined to make conjectures
Given to the use of hypotheses
The definition of notional is something that exists only in theory or only in the imagination.
The definition of theoretical is something that is based on an assumption or opinion.
Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
A method of determining quantity, capacity, or dimension. Several systems of measurement exist, each one comprising units whose amounts have been arbitrarily set and agreed upon by specific groups. While the United States Customary System remains the most commonly used system of measurement in the United States, the International System is accepted all over the world as the standard system for use in science.
(Uncountable) The degree of evidence which convinces the mind of any truth or fact, and produces belief; a test by facts or arguments which induce, or tend to induce, certainty of the judgment; conclusive evidence; demonstration.
That which exists objectively and in fact:
Reality; actual existence
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