Definition of supposition:
liking, surmise, fancy, proposition, given, commitment, predilection, premiss, philosophy, presumptuousness, speculation, guessing, ideal, supposal, surmisal, hypothetical, guess, dead reckoning, faith, conceit, meditation, mood, hypothesis, assumption, venture, postulate, presupposition, shot, vagary, effrontery, belief, thesis, humor, possibility, guesswork, caprice, whim, if, likelihood, conjecture, inclination, premise, laying claim, desire.
calculation (part of speech: noun)
- imagination (part of speech: noun)
- supposition (part of speech: noun)
- idea (part of speech: noun)
- "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
- "A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2)", John Stuart Mill.
That is to say, he would feel that he must abandon the supposition of any special design in the construction of that particular bay, and fall back upon the theory of a much more general design in the construction of one great scheme of Nature as a whole.- "Thoughts on Religion", George John Romanes.