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Meaning & Definition of Hypothesis in English





1. A proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

  • hypothesis

2. A tentative insight into the natural world

  • A concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
  • "A scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"
  • "He proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
  • hypothesis,
  • possibility,
  • theory

3. A message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

  • guess,
  • conjecture,
  • supposition,
  • surmise,
  • surmisal,
  • speculation,
  • hypothesis

Examples of using

It is a fine hypothesis; it explains many things.
The facts bear out this hypothesis.
This data supports the hypothesis.