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hypothesize about something

to speculate about something; to make guesses about something. Don't waste time hypothesizing about what happened. There is no point in hypothesizing about what happened when we don't know the actual truth.
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hypothesize on something

to conjecture on the origin or nature of something. We sat around hypothesizing on the origin of life.
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These data offer some support for the ratio of 10% unknown to 90% known for both recall and increasing on-task behavior, but it was the 83% known condition that fell within Gickling's hypothesized instructional level range of 70% to 85% known.
As we had hypothesized, inconsistent condom users were significantly more likely to report low relationship control (33.
The hypothesized three-factor structural model of ethnic identity, acculturation, and mattering significantly predicting wellness in adolescents first was tested with all participants, then tested again separately with the minority and nonminority groups of students.
To explore the relationship of the independent variable (amount of information given to the caregiver) and the dependent variable (coping ability or family adjustment) of the research hypothesis, a confirmatory factor analysis was performed, permitting the researcher to specify a hypothesized model of relationships between observed and latent variables and to assess the adequacy of the model using an established Goodness of Fit Index (GFI).
OMD researchers hypothesized that consumers "engage" with a specific TV program or website, rather than with "Television" or "the Internet.
Specifically, they hypothesized that observers would judge attractive women to be more agreeable, extraverted, conscientious, open to experiences, and emotionally stable than less attractive women.
Students' cultural orientations, however, are hypothesized as not related to the effectiveness of collaborative learning.
Researchers in Scotland hypothesized that vegetarians would have higher levels of salicylic acid in their blood than non-vegetarians because vegetarians typically eat more fruits and vegetables.
It was hypothesized that increases in power are specific to the training resistance and velocity used.
We hypothesized that if these neurons were important, something unusual would happen to breathing if we destroyed them,'' explained Dr.
Epois hypothesized that the primary cause of retrognathia and abnormal tongue position is the imbalance of the muscular insertion of the tongue on the mandible.
Fostered modern theories of light and heat energy, and hypothesized about the composition of Saturn's rings
Biogen Idec scientists hypothesized that blocking NgR1 may slow degeneration of axons and prevent death of dopamine containing neurons in experimental Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have hypothesized that suppressing the enzyme would make more GLP1 available to the pancreas cells to stabilize insulin production.
The scenario contained three items corresponding to each of the five epistemological dimensions hypothesized by Schommer (1990).