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hy·poth·e·size

 (hī-pŏth′ĭ-sīz′)
v. hy·poth·e·sized, hy·poth·e·siz·ing, hy·poth·e·siz·es
v.tr.
To assert as a hypothesis.
v.intr.
To form a hypothesis.
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hypothesize

(haɪˈpɒθɪˌsaɪz) or

hypothesise

vb
to form or assume as a hypothesis
hyˈpotheˌsizer, hyˈpotheˌsiser n
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hy•poth•e•size

(haɪˈpɒθ əˌsaɪz, hɪ-)

v. -sized, -siz•ing. v.i.
1. to form a hypothesis.
v.t.
2. to assume by hypothesis.
[1730–40]
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hy·poth·e·size

(hī-pŏth′ĭ-sīz′)
To form a hypothesis.
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hypothesize


Past participle: hypothesized
Gerund: hypothesizing

Imperative
hypothesize
hypothesize
Present
I hypothesize
you hypothesize
he/she/it hypothesizes
we hypothesize
you hypothesize
they hypothesize
Preterite
I hypothesized
you hypothesized
he/she/it hypothesized
we hypothesized
you hypothesized
they hypothesized
Present Continuous
I am hypothesizing
you are hypothesizing
he/she/it is hypothesizing
we are hypothesizing
you are hypothesizing
they are hypothesizing
Present Perfect
I have hypothesized
you have hypothesized
he/she/it has hypothesized
we have hypothesized
you have hypothesized
they have hypothesized
Past Continuous
I was hypothesizing
you were hypothesizing
he/she/it was hypothesizing
we were hypothesizing
you were hypothesizing
they were hypothesizing
Past Perfect
I had hypothesized
you had hypothesized
he/she/it had hypothesized
we had hypothesized
you had hypothesized
they had hypothesized
Future
I will hypothesize
you will hypothesize
he/she/it will hypothesize
we will hypothesize
you will hypothesize
they will hypothesize
Future Perfect
I will have hypothesized
you will have hypothesized
he/she/it will have hypothesized
we will have hypothesized
you will have hypothesized
they will have hypothesized
Future Continuous
I will be hypothesizing
you will be hypothesizing
he/she/it will be hypothesizing
we will be hypothesizing
you will be hypothesizing
they will be hypothesizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hypothesizing
you have been hypothesizing
he/she/it has been hypothesizing
we have been hypothesizing
you have been hypothesizing
they have been hypothesizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hypothesizing
you will have been hypothesizing
he/she/it will have been hypothesizing
we will have been hypothesizing
you will have been hypothesizing
they will have been hypothesizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hypothesizing
you had been hypothesizing
he/she/it had been hypothesizing
we had been hypothesizing
you had been hypothesizing
they had been hypothesizing
Conditional
I would hypothesize
you would hypothesize
he/she/it would hypothesize
we would hypothesize
you would hypothesize
they would hypothesize
Past Conditional
I would have hypothesized
you would have hypothesized
he/she/it would have hypothesized
we would have hypothesized
you would have hypothesized
they would have hypothesized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hypothesize - to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
reconstruct, retrace, construct - reassemble mentally; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
anticipate, expect - regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
formulate, explicate, develop - elaborate, as of theories and hypotheses; "Could you develop the ideas in your thesis"
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hypothesize

verb
To formulate or assert as a tentative explanation:
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Translations

hypothesize

[haɪˈpɒθɪsaɪz]
A. VIrealizar hipótesis, hacer hipótesis
to hypothesize about or (up)on sthrealizar or hacer hipótesis sobre algo
B. VTplantear la hipótesis de
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hypothesize

[haɪˈpɒθɪsaɪz] hypothesise (British) vt [+ possibility] → faire l'hypothèse de
to hypothesize that ... → faire l'hypothèse que ...
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hypothesize

vtannehmen
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hypothesize

[haɪˈpɒθɪˌsaɪz] vi (frm) → ipotizzare
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Well, the "good government" hypothesizers might suggest that those who view the economy unfavorably attribute it to government corruption, but that idea seems implausible.
Neither the primitives nor the sophisticates of our species are fundamentally "hypothesizers." They are more pertinently and pervasively to be addressed "as expressers of attitudes through practices" (137), an account of our human condition that drew Wittgenstein to his later thought's standard of a "perspicuous representation of what we say," drew him to it as an express counter to the self-darkening mania for coming up with explanatory theories about everything under the sun.
Revoicing accepts the ideas that the student is attempting to express, positioning the students in participant roles as predictors, hypothesizers, and theorizers, and models the talking of science.