What does supposal mean?

Definitions for supposal
səˈpoʊ zəlsup·pos·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assumption, supposition, supposalnoun

    a hypothesis that is taken for granted

    "any society is built upon certain assumptions"

  2. supposition, supposalnoun

    the cognitive process of supposing

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Supposalnoun

    Position without proof; imagination; belief.

    Etymology: from suppose.

    Young Fortinbras,
    Holding a weak supposal of our worth,
    Thinks our state to be out of frame. William Shakespeare.

    Little can be looked for towards the advancement of natural theory, but from those that are likely to mend our prospect: the defect of events, and sensible appearances, suffer us to proceed no further towards science, than to imperfect guesses and timorous supposals. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. Preface.

    Interest, with a Jew, never proceeds but upon supposal at least of a firm and sufficient bottom. South.

    Artful men endeavour to entangle thoughtless women by bold supposals and offers. Clarissa.


  1. supposal

    Supposal is the action or process of assuming, hypothesizing, or supposing something. It often involves belief or acceptance of something without evidence or proof.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supposalnoun

    the act of supposing; also, that which is supposed; supposition; opinion

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supposal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supposal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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