Student Thesaurus

One entry found for assumption.
Entry Word: assumption
Function: noun
Text: something taken as being true or factual and used as a starting point for a course of action or reasoning <the widespread assumption that violent entertainment leads to violent behavior in children> <your argument is faulty because it's based on erroneous assumptions>
Synonyms postulate, premise, presumption, presupposition, supposition
Related Words hypothesis, proposition, theory, thesis; axiom, truism, verity; belief, canon, doctrine, dogma, gospel, law; precept, principle, rule, standard, tenet; basis, foundation, ground; conclusion, deduction, inference; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, declaration