supposing

  • 1 supposing — [sə pō′ziŋ] conj. assuming that; on the assumption that …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Supposing — Suppose Sup*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supposing}.] [F. supposer; pref. sub under + poser to place; corresponding in meaning to L. supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See {Pose}.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 supposing — suppose, supposing Both words are used as quasi conjunctions to introduce an assumption or hypothesis: • Suppose the guards were more alert, security measures more effective R. Ludlum, 1978 • Supposing there s a change of venue CNN news… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 supposing — conjunction Date: 1663 if by way of hypothesis ; on the assumption that < supposing I did agree with you > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 supposing — Synonyms and related words: allowing that, although, as if, as though, assuming that, assumption, axiom, conjecture, guesswork, hypothesis, if, inference, postulate, postulation, postulatum, premise, presumption, presupposal, presupposition,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 supposing — conjunction Etymology: from present participle of suppose (I) : if by way of hypothesis : on the assumption that supposing a large cube of white material to be placed on sandy ground of an orange hue C.W.H.Johnson …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 supposing — /seuh poh zing/, conj. upon the supposition or premise that; in the event that. [1835 45; see SUPPOSE, ING2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 supposing — (Roget s IV) conj. & modif. Syn. if, in case that, in these circumstances, under these conditions, let us suppose, allowing that, granting that, presuming, assuming, presupposing, with the supposition that, taking for granted that …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 supposing — conj. if, assuming that sup·pose || sÉ™ pəʊz ,spəʊz v. presume to be true, hypothesize; believe; think; consider as a possibility …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 supposing — conjunction suppose2 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 supposing — sup•pos•ing [[t]səˈpoʊ zɪŋ[/t]] conj. fun upon the supposition or premise that; in the event that • Etymology: 1835–45 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 supposing — /səˈpoʊzɪŋ/ (say suh pohzing) conjunction on the supposition or premise that …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 supposing that — …

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  • 14 always supposing — always on the condition that, always on the assumption that …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 what if — supposing (something should happen) …

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  • 17 science, philosophy of — Branch of philosophy that attempts to elucidate the nature of scientific inquiry observational procedures, patterns of argument, methods of representation and calculation, metaphysical presuppositions and evaluate the grounds of their validity… …

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  • 18 Celibacy of the Clergy — • The renunciation of marriage implicitly or explicitly made, for the more perfect observance of chastity, by all those who receive the Sacrament of Orders in any of the higher grades Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Celibacy of the… …

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  • 20 Existence of God —     The Existence of God     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Existence of God     The topic will be treated as follows:     I. As Known Through Natural Reason     A. The Problem Stated     1. Formal Anti Theism     2. Types of Theism     B.… …

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