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English verb: hypothecate

1. hypothecate (communication) pledge without delivery or title of possession


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pledge

2. hypothecate (cognition) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds


SamplesScientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps.


ExamplesThey hypothecate that there was a traffic accident


Synonymsconjecture, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)anticipate, expect


Narrower (hyponym)construct, develop, explicate, formulate, reconstruct, retrace









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