Definition of HYPOTHESIS


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations ;

  • 2. (

    ) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices" ;

See more about : HYPOTHESIS