- The definition of a supposition is an assumption.
An example of a supposition is when scientists are conducting an experiment and they go in with the assumption that all the people in the study will take their medicine.
- the act of supposing
- something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
Origin of suppositionOld French ; from Classical Latin suppositio ; from suppositus, past participle of supponere: see suppose
- The act of supposing.
- Something supposed; an assumption.
From Old French, from Latin suppositiÅ, suppositiÅnem (â€œsuppositionâ€), from sub- (â€œunderâ€) + positiÅ, positiÅnem (â€œposition; themeâ€), from positus (â€œpositionâ€), from the perfect passive participle of pÅnÅ, pÅnere (â€œput, placeâ€).