## CONJECTURE

### Conjecture

A**conjecture**is a proposition that is unproven. Karl Popper pioneered the use of the term "conjecture" in scientific philosophy. Conjecture is contrasted by hypothesis, which is a testable statement based on accepted grounds. In mathematics, a conjecture is an unproven proposition that appears correct.

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### conjecture

#### Noun

- A statement or an idea which is unproven, but is thought to be true; a guess.
*I explained it, but it is pure***conjecture**whether he understood, or not.

- A supposition based upon incomplete evidence; a hypothesis.
*The physicist used his***conjecture**about subatomic particles to design an experiment.

- A statement likely to be true based on available evidence, but which has not been formally .
- Interpretation of signs and omens.

#### Verb

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