n. one who hypothesizes, one who forms hypothesis, theorist

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • hypothesizer — noun a) A person who hypothesizes b) Any of several systems that attempt to make educated guesses from incomplete information …   Wiktionary

  • hypothesize — hypothesizer, n. /huy poth euh suyz , hi /, v., hypothesized, hypothesizing. v.i. 1. to form a hypothesis. v.t. 2. to assume by hypothesis. Also, hypothecate; esp. Brit., hypothesise. [1730 40; HYPOTHES(IS) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • doctrinaire — Synonyms and related words: antiblack, armchair authority, authoritarian, authoritative, biased, bigot, bigoted, bullheaded, chauvinist, chauvinistic, colored, conceited, doctrinarian, dogged, dogmatic, dogmatist, dogmatizer, dogmatizing, fanatic …   Moby Thesaurus

  • speculator — Synonyms and related words: adventurer, armchair authority, betting ring, bettor, big operator, boneshaker, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, casuist, compulsive gambler, cosmologist, crap shooter, doctrinaire, doctrinarian, gambler, gamester,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • diviner — n 1. prophet, soothsayer, seer, clairvoyant, oracle, augur, fortuneteller, prognosticator, Chaldean, astrologer, geomancer, (in ancient Rome) harus pex; prophetess, sibyl, witch; sorcerer, conjurer, wizard, magician, necromancer. 2. conjecturer,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • prophet — n 1. diviner, soothsayer, seer, clairvoyant, oracle, augur, fortuneteller, prognosticator, forecaster, predictor; palmist, Chaldean, astrologer, horoscoper, astromancer, geomancer, (in ancient Rome) haruspex; prophetess, sibyl, witch; sorcerer,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • seer — n 1. observer, onlooker, looker on, witness, eyewitness, spy; watcher, viewer, spectator, sightseer; gaper, goggler, ogler, Inf. rubberneck, Inf. sidewalk superintendent, Inf. drugstore cowboy; inspector, scrutinizer, examiner. 2. forecaster,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • theorist — n theoretician, theorizer, speculator, hy pothesist, hypothesizer, philosopher, doctrinaire, ideologist; dreamer, woolgatherer …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hypothesize — v. (also ise) 1 intr. frame a hypothesis. 2 tr. assume a hypothesis. Derivatives: hypothesist n. hypothesizer n …   Useful english dictionary

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