Meaning of Hypothesis



English: Hypothesis
Bangla: অনুমান, প্রকল্প
Hindi: परिकल्पना, प्रकल्पना
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym: Conjecture , Scheme , Supposition , System , Guess , Speculation , Surmise , Theory
Antonym: Certainty , Demonstration , Discovery , Evidence , Fact , Proof


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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena, either asserted merely as a provisional conjecture to guide investigation (working hypothesis) or accepted as highly probable in the light of established facts.

Definition: 2

a proposition assumed as a premise in an argument.

Definition: 3

the antecedent of a conditional proposition.

Definition: 4

a mere assumption or guess.

Definition: 5

a suggested explanation for a group of facts or phenomena, either accepted as a basis for further verification (working hypothesis) or accepted as likely to be true Compare theory (sense 5)