Supposal
Supposal Sup*pos"al, n. The act of supposing; also, that which is supposed; supposition; opinion. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Interest, with a Jew, never proceeds but upon supposal, at least, of a firm and sufficient bottom. --South. [1913 Webster]


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  • supposal — index assumption (supposition), condition (contingent provision), conjecture, deduction (conclusion), estimate (idea) …   Law dictionary

  • supposal — noun Date: 14th century 1. the act or process of supposing 2. something supposed ; hypothesis, supposition …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • supposal — /seuh poh zeuhl/, n. 1. the act of supposing. 2. something that is supposed; conjecture or notion. [1350 1400; ME < MF supposaille. See SUPPOSE, AL2] * * * …   Universalium

  • supposal — sup·pos·al …   English syllables

  • supposal — sup•pos•al [[t]səˈpoʊ zəl[/t]] n. 1) the act of supposing 2) something that is supposed; conjecture or notion • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • supposal — /səˈpoʊzəl/ (say suh pohzuhl) noun → supposition …   Australian English dictionary

  • supposal — noun 1. a hypothesis that is taken for granted any society is built upon certain assumptions • Syn: ↑assumption, ↑supposition • Derivationally related forms: ↑suppose, ↑suppositional (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • assumption — I (adoption) noun acceptance, acquisition, receiving, reception, recipience, selection, taking on, undertaking associated concepts: assumpsit on quantum meruit, assumption agreement, assumption of debt, assumption of facts, assumption of… …   Law dictionary

  • condition — con·di·tion 1 n 1: an uncertain future act or event whose occurrence or nonoccurrence determines the rights or obligations of a party under a legal instrument and esp. a contract; also: a clause in the instrument describing the act or event and… …   Law dictionary

  • deduction — de·duc·tion n 1: an amount allowed by tax laws to be subtracted from income in order to decrease the amount of income tax due see also internal revenue code in the important laws section compare credit, ex …   Law dictionary

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