What is another word for Postulated?

Pronunciation: [pˈɒst͡ʃʊlˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

The word "postulated" means to suggest or propose a theory or idea without necessarily having proof or concrete evidence. Synonyms for "postulated" include hypothesized, proposed, conjectured, supposed, theorized, posited, speculated, surmised, presupposed, and assumed. These words can be used interchangeably with "postulated" to convey a similar meaning. For example, if a scientist has no proof to support their theory about a certain phenomenon, they might use one of these synonyms to describe their idea. Similarly, a writer might use these synonyms to describe a character's thought process or dialogue when they are suggesting a possible explanation for a situation.

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What are the opposite words for Postulated?

The word postulated means to hypothesize or state something as a fact without evidence. Antonyms for postulated include disproven, improvable, and rejectable. Disproven is the opposite of postulated because it means to demonstrate that something is false or incorrect. Improvable suggests that the statement made is not accurate and can be improved upon with more research and evidence. Rejectable means that the claim made is not acceptable or suitable because it lacks evidence or is not supported. Other antonyms for postulated include refuted, discredited, and invalidated, all of which imply that something has been proven false or inaccurate.

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Usage examples for Postulated

What Bergson has so brilliantly proven by patient and exhaustive processes of science, Judge Troward arrived at by intuition, and Postulated as the basis of his argument, which he proceeded to develop by deductive reasoning.
"The Law and the Word"
Thomas Troward
So much might have been Postulated.
William McFee
Thus the number of forms Postulated by the theory of genetic Evolution, must have been enormous beyond conception, in comparison with those belonging to the numerically insignificant groups which formed the mere extremities of branches on the genealogical tree.
"The Old Riddle and the Newest Answer"
John Gerard

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