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  1. Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Containing, implying, or dependent on a condition or conditions; qualified; not absolute
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  1. Containing, implying, or dependent on a condition or conditions; qualified; not absolute
  2. (Logic) Stating that one sentence is true if another is.
  3. Limited by a condition.
Inclined to make conjectures
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  1. Inclined to make conjectures
  2. In the nature of a conjecture, or based on a conjecture.
(Mathematics) Having more than one variable and an infinite number of solutions, such as the equation 5 x2 + 3 y = 10.
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  1. (Mathematics) Having more than one variable and an infinite number of solutions, such as the equation 5 x2 + 3 y = 10.
  2. Lacking clarity or precision, as in meaning; vague:
  3. Not yet settled, concluded, or known; doubtful or inconclusive
Uncertain; risky
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  1. Uncertain; risky
  2. Given to, characterized by, or based upon speculation or conjecture:
  3. Engaging in, given to, or involving financial speculation:
Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
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  1. Not precise or clear in meaning; vague
  2. Not sharp or clear in outline; blurred; indistinct
  3. Without limit; forever, or until further notice; not definite.
Suspected with good reason of being immoral, dishonest, unsound, etc.
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  1. Suspected with good reason of being immoral, dishonest, unsound, etc.
  2. Not yet determined or specified.
  3. Open to doubt or challenge; problematic.
That can have more than one interpretation; having two or more meanings; purposely vague, misleading, or ambiguous
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  1. That can have more than one interpretation; having two or more meanings; purposely vague, misleading, or ambiguous
  2. Characterized by a mixture of opposing elements and therefore questionable or uncertain:
  3. Uncertain, as an indication or sign; doubtful, incongruous.
Subject to, or causing doubt
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  1. Subject to, or causing doubt
  2. In doubt; not clear or definite; ambiguous
  3. Subject to or causing doubt:
Viewed with suspicion; suspected
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  1. Viewed with suspicion; suspected
  2. Open to or viewed with suspicion:
Of, pertaining to, or arising from chance; involving probability; random
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or arising from chance; involving probability; random
  2. Random, randomly determined, relating to stochastics.
  3. (Statistics) Involving or containing a random variable or process:
Alternative form of stochastic.
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That can be done, known, acquired, selected, used, etc., depending on circumstances
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  1. That can be done, known, acquired, selected, used, etc., depending on circumstances
  2. Capable of happening but of uncertain likelihood:
  3. Capable of happening, existing, or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws, or circumstances:
Open to dispute; questionable.
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  1. Open to dispute; questionable.
  2. Controversial. Not fully proved, open to debate, sometimes used humorously.
  3. Being such that formal argument or discussion is possible.
Having existence only in the imagination; unreal.
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  1. Having existence only in the imagination; unreal.
  2. (Math.) Designating or of the square root of a negative quantity, or of a complex number that is not real
  3. Existing only in the imagination; fanciful; unreal
Not clearly, precisely, or definitely expressed or stated
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  1. Not clearly, precisely, or definitely expressed or stated
  2. Indefinite in shape, form, or character; hazily or indistinctly seen or sensed
  3. Not sharp, certain, or precise in thought, feeling, or expression
Tending to theorize; speculative
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  1. Tending to theorize; speculative
  2. Limited to or based on theory; not practical or applied; hypothetical
  3. Studying or working to develop theory.
Being in operation; live:
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  1. Being in operation; live:
  2. Not yet decided; subject to further thought:
  3. Produced by an unstopped string or hole or without the use of slides, valves, or keys:
  1. Provisional
  2. Depending on a proviso; conditional.
  3. Containing a proviso; conditional
Employed on an irregular basis:
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  1. Employed on an irregular basis:
  2. Being or occurring between sexual partners who are not in an established relationship:
  3. Suited for everyday wear or informal use:
That can be disputed; debatable
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  1. That can be disputed; debatable
  2. Of opinions, propositions or questions, subject to dispute; not settled.
That which can be contested.
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Giving reasonable ground for belief
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  1. Giving reasonable ground for belief
  2. Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
  3. Making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps shouldn't.
Characterized by assumption.
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  1. Characterized by assumption.
  2. Taken for granted; assumed.
  3. Held as true or valid without evidence.
Happening by or subject to chance or accident; unpredictable:
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  1. Happening by or subject to chance or accident; unpredictable:
  2. Dependent upon a future event or circumstance that is not certain to happen. See also vested.
  3. Possible, but not certain to happen.
Of or relating to institutionalized education and scholarship, especially at a college or university.
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  1. Of or relating to institutionalized education and scholarship, especially at a college or university.
  2. Having to do with general or liberal rather than technical or vocational education
  3. Of or relating to studies that rely on reading and involve abstract thought rather than being primarily practical or technical.
Of, relating to, or based on a system of philosophy.
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  1. Of, relating to, or based on a system of philosophy.
  2. Of or according to philosophy or philosophers
  3. Devoted to or learned in philosophy
Thought of apart from any particular instances or material objects; not concrete
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  1. Thought of apart from any particular instances or material objects; not concrete
  2. Considered apart from concrete existence:
  3. Having an intellectual and affective artistic content that depends solely on intrinsic form rather than on narrative content or pictorial representation:
Thought of as perfect or as a perfect model; exactly as one would wish; of a perfect kind
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  1. Thought of as perfect or as a perfect model; exactly as one would wish; of a perfect kind
  2. Conforming to a standard of perfection or excellence; perfect or highly satisfactory:
  3. Lacking practicality or the possibility of realization:
Tending to theorize; speculative
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  1. Tending to theorize; speculative
  2. Studying or working to develop theory.
  3. Restricted to theory; not practical or applied:
(Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
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  1. (Theol.) Existing apart from the material universe
  2. Being above and independent of the material universe. Used of the Deity.
  3. In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
Of, pertaining to, or being a function, as a logarithm, trigonometric function, exponential, etc., that is not expressible algebraically in terms of the variables and constants
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or being a function, as a logarithm, trigonometric function, exponential, etc., that is not expressible algebraically in terms of the variables and constants
  2. Asserting a fundamental irrationality or supernatural element in experience.
  3. In Kantian philosophy, based on those elements of experience which derive not from sense data but from the inherent organizing functions of the mind, and which are the necessary conditions of human knowledge; transcending sense experience but not knowledge
Inclined to make conjectures
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  1. Inclined to make conjectures
  2. In the nature of a conjecture, or based on a conjecture.
Of, relating to, or involving inference.
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  1. Of, relating to, or involving inference.
  2. Derived or capable of being derived by inference.
  3. Of, pertaining to, or derived using inference
  1. Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
  2. Giving reasonable ground for belief
  3. Making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps shouldn't.
Intended:
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  1. Intended:
  2. Presumed to be true or real without conclusive evidence:
  3. Permitted:
  1. Resting on supposition; hypothetical; conjectural.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Suppositional; hypothetical
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  1. Suppositional; hypothetical
  2. Substituted with intent to deceive or defraud; spurious; counterfeit
  3. Hypothetical; supposed.
Having the nature of, based on, or involving supposition
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  1. Having the nature of, based on, or involving supposition
  2. Including or implying supposition, or hypothesis; supposed.
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