hypothesize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/haɪˈpɒθəsaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theyhypothesize
he/she/ithypothesizes
present participlehypothesizing
past tensehypothesized
past participlehypothesized
  1. to suggest a possible explanation for something based on the information you have, but without knowing whether the explanation is really true