Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A hypothesis is a guess about what will happen, usually in scientific experiments.

Examples: (noun) The results of the experiment support the hypothesis. (noun) We will test the hypothesis that warming water can cause coral to bleach and die.

Synonyms: nouns: theory, explanation, guess.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 C