- hypothetical ► ADJECTIVE 1) of, based on, or serving as a hypothesis. 2) supposed but not necessarily real or true.DERIVATIVES hypothetically adverb.
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hypothetically — index arguendo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
hypothetically — adverb In a hypothetical way; as a hypothesis. He offered the proposition hypothetically … Wiktionary
Hypothetically — Hypothetic Hy po*thet ic, Hypothetical Hy po*thet ic*al, a. [L. hypotheticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. hypoth[ e]tique.] Characterized by, or of the nature of, an hypothesis; conditional; assumed without proof, for the purpose of reasoning and deducing… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
hypothetically — adverb see hypothetical … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypothetically — See hypothetical. * * * … Universalium
hypothetically — adv. supposedly, assumedly; by means of a hypothesis; in a theoretical manner … English contemporary dictionary
hypothetically — hy·po·thet·i·cal·ly … English syllables
hypothetically — See: hypothetical … English dictionary
hypothetically — adverb by hypothesis • Derived from adjective: ↑hypothetical … Useful english dictionary
hypothetical — hypothetically, adv. /huy peuh thet i keuhl/, adj. 1. assumed by hypothesis; supposed: a hypothetical case. 2. of, pertaining to, involving, or characterized by hypothesis: hypothetical reasoning. 3. given to making hypotheses. 4. Logic. a. (of a … Universalium